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Zullig KJ, Huebner ES, Patton JM, Murray KA. The brief multidimensional students' life satisfaction scale-college version. Am J Health Behav 2009;33(5):483-493. abstract

Strine TW, Kroenke K, Dhingra S, Balluz LS, Gonzalez O, Berry JT et al. The associations between depression, health-related quality of life, social support, life satisfaction, and disability in community-dwelling US adults. J Nerv Ment Dis 2009;197(1):61-64. abstract

Lavallee LF, Hatch PM, Michalos AC, McKinley T. Development of the Contentment with Life Assessment Scale (CLAS): using daily life experiences to verify levels of self-reported life satisfaction. Social Indicators Research 2007;83(2):201–244. See

Strine TW, Chapman DP, Balluz L, Mokdad AH. Health-related quality of life and health behaviors by social and emotional support: Their relevance to psychiatry and medicine. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 2007; Oct 25 [E-pub ahead of print]. abstract

Strine TW, Chapman DP, Balluz LS, Moriarty DG, Mokdad AH. The associations between life satisfaction and health-related quality of life, chronic illness, and health behaviors among U.S. community-dwelling adults. J Comm H [Aug; DOI 10.1007/s10900-007–9066-4]. SpringerLink Date Thursday, August 23, 2007. abstract

Zullig KJ, Ward RM, Horn T. The association between perceived spirituality, religiosity, and life satisfaction: The mediating role of self-rated health. Social Indicators Research 2006;79(2)255–274. abstract

Zullig KJ, Huebner ES, Gilman R, et al. Validation of the brief multidimensional students' life satisfaction scale among college students. Am J Health Behav 2005;29(3):206–214. abstract

Zullig KJ, Valois RF, Huebner ES, Drane JW. Adolescent health-related quality of life and perceived satisfaction with life. Qual Life Res 2005;14(6) :1573–1584. abstract

Valois RF, Zullig KJ, Huebner ES, Drane JW. Life satisfaction and suicide among high school adolescents. Soc Indicators Res 2004;66:81–105. abstract

Helliwell J. How's life? Combining individual and national variables to explain subjective well-being. Economic Modeling 2003;20(2):331-360. Accessible as NBER Working Paper No. 9065 (July 2002). abstract

Michalos AC, Zumbo BD. Healthy days, health satisfaction with the overall quality of life. Social Indicators Research 2002;59(3): 321–338.

Dugan E, Roberts CP, Cohen SJ, Preisser JS, Davis CC, Bland DR, Albertson E. Why older community-dwelling adults do not discuss urinary incontinence with their primary care physicians. J Am Geriatr Soc 2001;49(4):462-465. abstract

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