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Social well-being scales: validity and reliability evidence in the Portuguese context
Ana Lages (Lages, A.); Eunice Magalhães (Magalhães, E.); Carla Antunes (Antunes, C.); Célia Ferreira (Ferreira, C.);
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(Português) Escalas de Bem-Estar Social: evidências de validade e fidelidade no contexto português

This study aims to provide evidence of validity and reliability of the Social Well-being Scales in the Portuguese context. A cross-sectional study was developed with 322 adults (M = 30.45; SD = 8.52) aged from 18 to 58 years old, mostly females (65.8%). Confirmatory factor analysis revealed a good model fit considering the five-factor model consistent with the original theoretical proposal. Also, additional validity evidence was obtained with statistically significant associations being found between social well-being dimensions and satisfaction with life, depression and anxiety. Reliability data also showed adequate internal consistency of all well-being dimensions. This reliable and valid scale is useful to evaluate social well-being in adulthood in the Portuguese context, not only allowing a more comprehensive approach to the mental health research but also providing opportunities of assessment and intervention focused on a positive framework.
Adulthood,Mental health,Psychometrics,Social well-being scales
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UID/PSI/03125/2013 Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia