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WHO (Five) Well-Being Index (1998 Version). Copyright: Psychiatric Research Unit, WHO Collaborating Center for Mental Health, Frederiksborg General Hospital.

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Psychiatric Research Unit - WHO Collaborating Center for Mental Health - Frederiksborg General Hospital

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WHO (Five) Well-Being Index (1998 Version). Copyright: Psychiatric Research Unit, WHO Collaborating Center for Mental Health, Frederiksborg General Hospital.

Publication Year

1998

Publisher

Psychiatric Research Unit, WHO Collaborating Center for Mental Health, Frederiksborg General Hospital

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Hillerod, Denmark

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online

Abstract

also known as: WHO-Five, WHO-5, or WBI ; "...selected due to the homogeneity they had shown across the various European countries participating in this study... Because positive psychological well-being has to include positively worded items only, these 10 items were then reduced to five items (WHO-Five) which still covered positive mood (good spirits, relaxation), vitality (being active and waking up fresh and rested), and general interests (being interested in things)..."

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