About the Measure

Domains Mental health and wellbeing
Key stages Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5
Subscales Comprehensibility; Manageability; Meaningfulness
Description A global measure of sense of cohesion and three correlated components of comprehensibility, manageability and meaningfulness which has been validated with adolescents.
Example Do you have very mixed up feelings and ideas?
Link https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/s11205-013-0536-z.pdf

Implementation details

No. of items 13
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 13-18
Cost single purchase Available in jou
Cost per child Available in jou

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .84
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA Not reported
CFA 3 factors
Chi-square(61)= 149.66
RMSEA= .04
CFI= .99
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Moksnes, U. K., & Haugan, G. (2014). Validation of the orientation to life questionnaire in Norwegian adolescents, construct validity across samples. Social Indicators Research, 119(2), 1105-1120. doi:10.1007/s11205-013-0536-z