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Additional resources can be found at other Positive Psychology websites:

Authentic Happiness Research Projects Seeking Participants
The Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking participants for online research studies. The studies look at character strengths and virtues, happiness, optimism, satisfaction with life, and related positive psychology topics.

International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA)
The mission of the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA) is to promote the science and practice of positive psychology and to facilitate communication and collaboration among researchers and practitioners around the world who are interested in positive psychology.

BBC News: The Happiness Formula
Mark Easton goes on a journey to understand what lasting happiness is. The six-part series looks at the newest research, examine the latest policy proposals, and meet the most cutting-edge thinkers from around the world.

American Psychological Association (APA)
The American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. With 150,000 members, APA is the largest association of psychologists worldwide. The objectives of the American Psychological Association shall be to advance psychology as a science and profession and as a means of promoting health, education, and human welfare.

European Network for Positive Psychology
The European Network for Positive Psychology is a collective of European researchers with shared interests in the science and practice of positive psychology.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is one of 27 components of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Federal government's principal biomedical and behavioral research agency. The NIMH mission is to reduce the burden of mental illness and behavioral disorders through research on mind, brain, and behavior.

Positive Organizational Scholarship at the University of Michigan School of BusinessThe Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship is a community of scholars devoted to energizing and transforming organizations through research on the theory and practice of positive organizing and leadership.

Positive Psychology Center: Research Information
The Positive Psychology Center promotes research, training, education, dissemination, and the application of Positive Psychology. Positive Psychology seeks to understand and build the strengths and virtues that enable individuals and communities to thrive.

Quality of Life Research Center
The Quality of Life Research Center (QLRC) at the Drucker School of Management is a non-profit research institute that studies "positive psychology"; that is, human strengths such as optimism, creativity, intrinsic motivation, and responsibility.

VIA Institute on Character
The VIA Institute on Character is an independent non-profit organization founded to advance the science of positive psychology. The website provides information on positive psychology, the classification system and measurement tools of character strengths that serve as the backbone of this developing scientific discipline, and the on-going work of VIA.

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QUESTIONNAIRES

Develop insights into yourself and the world around you through these scientifically tested questionnaires, surveys, and scales.

Featured Questionnaire:

Compassionate Love Scale
Measures your tendency to support, help, and understand other people

Emotion Questionnaires:

Authentic Happiness Inventory Questionnaire
Measures Overall Happiness

CES-D Questionnaire
Measures Depression Symptoms

Fordyce Emotions Questionnaire
Measures Current Happiness

General Happiness Questionnaire
Assesses Enduring Happiness

PANAS Questionnaire
Measures Positive and Negative Affect

Engagement Questionnaires:

Brief Strengths Test
Measures 24 Character Strengths

Gratitude Questionnaire
Measures Appreciation about the Past

Grit Survey
Measures the Character Strength of Perseverence

Optimism Test
Measures Optimism About the Future

Transgression Motivations Questionnaire
Measures Forgiveness

VIA Survey of Character Strengths
Measures 24 Character Strengths

VIA Strength Survey for Children
Measures 24 Character Strengths for Children

Work-Life Questionnaire
Measures Work-Life Satisfaction

Meaning Questionnaires:

Close Relationships Questionnaire
Measures Attachment Style

Compassionate Love Scale
Measures your tendency to support, help, and understand other people

Meaning in Life Questionnaire
Measures Meaningfulness

Life Satisfaction Questionnaires:

Approaches to Happiness Questionnaire
Measures Three Routes to Happiness

Satisfaction with Life Scale
Measures Life Satisfaction