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Huebner, E. Scott; Suldo, Shannon M.; Smith, Laura C.; McKnight, Caroline G. – Psychology in the Schools, 2004
A central component of positive psychology is subjective well-being (SWB). One facet of SWB receiving increased research attention is children's perceived quality of life (PQOL). Existing research related to child and youth PQOL is reviewed, followed by a discussion of the implications of the research for school psychology practice. Research with…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Well Being, Quality of Life, Children
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Huebner, E. Scott; Dew, Tammy – Psychology in the Schools, 1993
Investigated possibility of racial bias in one of few extant life satisfaction measures appropriate for children and adolescents, the Students' Life Satisfaction Scale. Participants were 115 black and 106 white adolescents in grades 8 through 12. Found no evidence of bias with respect to reliability, factorial validity, or concurrent validity.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Black Students, Children, Culture Fair Tests
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Huebner, E. Scott – Psychology in the Schools, 1994
Study investigated the relationships between a children's life satisfaction measure, the Students' Life Satisfaction Scale (SLSS), and a self-concept measure, the Piers-Harris Self-Concept Scale (PHSCS). Analyses demonstrated a strong relationship between the SLSS and one PHSCS subscale, providing support for the construct validity of the SLSS.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Elementary Secondary Education, Life Satisfaction