Subjective Vitality Scale (Individual Difference Level Version)

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Ryan, R. M., & Frederick, C. M. (1997). On energy, personality and health: Subjective vitality as a dynamic reflection of well-being. Journal of Personality, 65, 529-565.
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Purpose Assesses reflective judgments about feeling alive and alert. Appropriate for use with individuals with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Domain(s) Goal Pursuit
Positive Affect
Target population Adult
Number of items 7
Administration format self-report
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Availability in other languages German, Japanese, Arabic, Chinese, Spanish, French
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Subjective Vitality Scales (SVS)

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Bostic, T. J., Rubio, D. M., & Hood, M. (2000). A validation of the subjective vitality scale using structural equation modeling. Social Indicators Research, 52, 313-324.
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