Copyright © 2014 Ed Diener, Rong Su, and Louis Tay
The scale is copyrighted by Ed Diener, Rong Su, and Louis Tay. Permission to use the scale is granted for free to all professionals (researchers and practitioners) if it is used for noncommercial purposes. Appropriate credit should be given to the authors of the scale:
Su, R., Tay, L., & Diener, E. (2014). The development and validation of Comprehensive Inventory of Thriving (CIT) and Brief Inventory of Thriving (BIT). Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being. Published online before print. doi: 10.1111/aphw.12027
PLEASE NOTE: The Loneliness scale should be reversely scored. It was not noted in the publication but was corrected in the CIT Full Instrument below.
Appendix A. CIT Full Instrument
Appendix B. BIT Full Instrument
Appendix D. CIT Item Loadings across Five Samples
Appendix E. BIT Item Statistics
Appendix F. Descriptive Statistics for Health Outcomes
Translations of the CIT&BIT into various languages are available below. Credit for the translations goes to the following translators and back-translators. Feel free to translate the CIT and the BIT into other languages. However, we would appreciate it if you could send us a copy of the translation so we can update this list.