About the Measure

Domains Mental health and wellbeing
Key stages Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3
Subscales Psychological wellbeing; Emotional wellbeing; Social wellbeing
Description A self-report questionnaire for positive mental health assessment.
Example How often have you felt happy?
Link http://youthrex.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Adolescent-Mental-Health-Continuum-Short-Form.pdf

Implementation details

No. of items 14
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 7-14
Cost single purchase Free
Cost per child Free

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α Composit
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA Not reported
CFA 3-factor modified model (Children/Youth sample)
Chi-square(72)= 110.28/107.53
CFI= .95/.96
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References de Carvalho, J. S., Pereira, N. S., Pinto, A. M., & Marôco, J. (2016). Psychometric properties of the Mental Health Continuum-Short Form: A Study of Portuguese speaking children/youths. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 25(7), 2141–2154. doi:10.1007/s10826-016-0396-7
Keyes, C. L. (2006). Mental health in adolescence: Is America's youth flourishing? American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 76(3), 395-402. doi:10.1037/0002-9432.76.3.395