Psychological General Well-Being (PGWB) Index
Description: A measure of self-representations of intrapersonal affective or emotional states reflecting a sense of subjective well-being or distress .
Format: 22 items that measure components of psychological well-being such as anxiety, positive well-being, self-control, depression, and general health and vitality.
Scoring: Response options for each item are individualized according to the given affective experience. Intensity or frequency of experience during the past month is rated on a 6-point Likert scale ranging from 0 (most negative option) to 5 (most positive option).
Administration and Burden: Interviewer-administered; Self-administered. 5-10 minutes.
Psychometrics for SCI: No psychometric data available for SCI.
QoL Concept: The PGWB measures affective or emotional states, which corresponds to Box E (subjective well-being; affect) of Dijker’s Model.
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