Student Life Satisfaction Scale (SLSS)

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Huebner, E. S. Initial Development of the Student’s Life Satisfaction Scale. School Psychology International. 1991;12(3):231-240. doi:10.1177/0143034391123010
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Purpose The SLSS is a global measure of life satisfaction which asks children and young people the extent to which they agree or disagree with a series of general statements about their life.
Domain(s) Goal Pursuit
Life Satisfaction
Positive Affect
Quality of Life
Target population Child
Number of items 7
Administration format self-report
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Alternate forms
Availability in other languages German, Portuguese, Spanish
Fee for use
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Jiang, X., & Huebner, E. S. (2017). Students’ Life Satisfaction Scale: Analysis of Factorial Invariance Across Gender. Journal of Well-Being Assessment, 1(1), 25–34.

Marques, S. C., Pais-Ribeiro, J. L., & Lopez, S. J. (2007). Validation of a Portuguese Version of the Students’ Life Satisfaction Scale. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2(2), 83–94.

Weber, M., Ruch, W., & Huebner, E. S. (2013). Adaptation and Initial Validation of the German Version of the Students’ Life Satisfaction Scale (German SLSS). European Journal of Psychological Assessment.

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