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Satisfaction with life scale in adolescents: evaluation of factor structure and gender invariance in a Norwegian sample

Moksnes, Unni Karin; Løhre, Audhild; Byrne, Don G.; Haugan, Gørill


In spite of the significance of life satisfaction (LS) for adolescent health and well-being, the past decades have yielded limited progress in investigating the psychometric properties of a well-used inventory measuring LS, The satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS) in adolescents. The present study aimed at investigating the factor structure, gender invariance, and convergent validity of the Norwegian version of the five-item SWLS in adolescents 13–18 years. The study was based on a...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Social Indicators Research
DOI: 10.1007/s11205-013-0451-3


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