Subjective Vitality Scale (State 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.
General information
Purpose Assesses momentary state of subjective vitality and characteristics of 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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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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