Perceived Well-Being Scale (PWB)

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Reker, G. T., & Wong, P. T. (1984). Psychological and physical well-being in the elderly: The Perceived Well-Being Scale (PWB). Canadian Journal on Aging/La Revue canadienne du vieillissement, 3(1), 23-32.
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Purpose The Perceived Wellbeing Scale (PWB) allows for separate assessment of psychological and physical well-being. The PWB is a short and convenient instrument applicable to the elderly.
Domain(s) Life Satisfaction
Positive Affect
Quality of Life
Sense of Meaning
Target population Adult
Number of items 14
Administration format self-report
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