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This wellbeing assessment uses the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS) to measure wellbeing. Good mental wellbeingsome people call it happinessis about more than avoiding mental health problems. It means feeling good and functioning well.

To get a wellbeing score, read through the statements and click on the box that best describes your thoughts and feelings over the last two weeks, then click next to continue on through the 14 questions. You will receive information at the end that will provide an assessment of your current wellbeing.

Well being self-assessment

Good mental wellbeing - some people call it happiness - is about more than avoiding mental health problems. It means feeling good and functioning well. This tool uses WEMWBS, a scale which is often used by scientists and psychologists to measure wellbeing.

To get your wellbeing score, go through the following statements and tick the box that best describes your thoughts and feelings over the last two weeks.


 

Why the wellbeing scale?

The WEMWBS is an internationally validated assessment of well-being that utilises strength based language less likely to be triggering or distressing for those who have been traumatised.

By integrating and promoting use of the WEMWBS on the Living Well site, we are very much aware that childhood sexual abuse and sexual assault can profoundly impact on an individuals mental and physical well-being. We have included information on our website on some of the particular difficulties people who have been abused can face, as well as some ways of addressing these.

Our decision to foreground the well-being assessment is based on a knowledge that living a fulfilling, healthy, connected, active life is possible after sexual abuse and we do not wish to accept a lesser goal for all those whom we live and work with.

About the wellbeing scale

The WEMWBS questionnaire for measuring mental well-being was developed by researchers at Warwick and Edinburgh Universities (see Tennant R, Hiller L, Fishwick R, Platt P, Joseph S, Weich S, Parkinson J, Secker J, Stewart-Brown S (2007) The Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS): development and UK validation, Health and Quality of Life Outcome; 5:63 doi:101186/1477-7252-5-63).

The Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale was funded by the Scottish Executive National Programme for improving mental health and well-being, commissioned by NHS Health Scotland, developed by the University of Warwick and the University of Edinburgh, and is jointly owned by NHS Health Scotland, the University of Warwick and the University of Edinburgh.

The WEMWBS is subject to copyright. We are grateful that we have received permission to use and make available the WEMWBS. Click here for more information about the WEMWBS.

Get the mobile version

The well-being assessment is one of the features available in the free Living Well App cho iPhone và Android. Keep track of your well-being on the go.

 

12 comments

  1. Comment by Jewels Davidson

    Jewels Davidson Trả lời Tháng tư 28, 2015 tại 5:01 am

    I was wondering where I would find a printable version of a wellbeing/mood self-assessment form I could use on a bi-weekly basis for my daughter to complete. Please could you provide me with this information or let me know what I need to search for? The only ones I am able to find are online forms which I probably won’t be shown if I left her to complete. Your help would be much appreciated.
    Kind Regards

  2. Comment by VP

    VP Trả lời October 27, 2015 tại 1:56 pm

    Has this tool be validated in the United States?

    • Comment by Jess [Living Well Staff]

      Jess [Living Well Staff] Trả lời October 29, 2015 tại 1:01 pm

      You can find up to date information and research on the WEMWBS at their official website.

  3. Comment by Maria Gutierrez

    Maria Gutierrez Trả lời Tháng mười hai 8, 2015 tại 4:30 pm

    I feel good my self

  4. Comment by Maria Gutierrez

    Maria Gutierrez Trả lời Tháng mười hai 8, 2015 tại 4:34 pm

    I really like the opportunity to learn more to be healthy thanks

  5. Comment by Amanda

    Amanda Trả lời Tháng giêng 30, 2016 tại 10:38 pm

    Love the idea of connecting more with others and learning more.

    And being aware of myself and the world.

  6. Comment by Allison Boggis

    Allison Boggis Trả lời June 3, 2016 tại 10:12 pm

    Has this been used with people with learning Disabilities? I am keen to adapt it for use. Would you be prepared to share the scoring rate for each question and the overall analysis?

    • Comment by Jess [Living Well Staff]

      Jess [Living Well Staff] Trả lời June 6, 2016 tại 2:04 pm

      Hi Allison,

      This wellbeing assessment uses the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS). You will need written permission from them to use it. Please check out their website for more information about the scale (including development and groups it has been validated with) and to seek their approval.

  7. Comment by Robert

    Robert Trả lời Tháng mười một 10, 2016 tại 8:36 am

    I want to get better but I’ve had no help, doctors just give me a sick notes and I want help. I was a affluent, successful man, then stress caused all my life’s problems to come out and I can’t get better. I was strong for everyone in my family for 20 years and now I’m weak. help me xx

    • Comment by Jess [Living Well Staff]

      Jess [Living Well Staff] Trả lời Tháng mười một 18, 2016 tại 11:20 am

      Hi Robert,
      Thanks so much for reaching out to us. I think that shows your strength, given how hard it can be to take this step.

      It can be hard to find appropriate help, but please don’t give up. It is out there.

      From your message, I’m not sure whether you are someone who has experienced sexual abuse or sexual assault (which is what our website is about). If you are, as it looks like you are in the USA, I’d like to recommend our partners over there, tại https://1in6.org/men/get-help/. They offer a supportline and should be able to find you a referral to a professional who is specialised in this area.

      Otherwise, please check out this list of US help lines for various issues.

      Take care of yourself Robert.

  8. Comment by James Jarratt

    James Jarratt Trả lời Tháng hai 22, 2017 tại 5:34 pm

    While answering the questions, it occurred to me that I was sayingSome of the timefrequently because I spend a lot of my time with my wife of 25 years, who I find shallow and depressing. Your test says I amnormal”, but I want to be “hạnh phúc” and “productive”.

  9. Comment by richard ivey

    richard ivey Trả lời May 18, 2017 tại 11:25 am

    thanks for being a part of this assessment.

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