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General

Well-established scales in the Hong Kong context

Friends’ meaning in life
Function
Promoting well-being, mental health, civic engagement, volunteerism
Relevance
Personal well-being, social well-being, social integration
Target
Anyone
Respondent
Anyone
Feature
10 items in 7-point rating scale
Reliability
Presence subscale: .85
Search subscale: .75
References

Chan, W. C. H. 2014. “Factor structure of the Chinese Version of the Meaning in Life Questionnaire in Hong Kong Chinese Caregivers.” Health & Social Work 39(3): 135-143.

Chan, W. C. H. 2017. “Assessing meaning in life in social work practice: Validation of Meaning in Life Questionnaire among clinical samples.” British Journal of Social Work 47(1): 9–27.

Friends’ altruism index
Function
Promoting citizenship, prosociality, benefits to society, and personal growth
Relevance
Caring society, religion, social contract, socialization
Target
Anyone
Respondent
Anyone
Feature
10 yes/no items
Reliability
.783
References

Cheng, Qijin, Chi-Leung Kwok, Forrest T. W. Cheung, and Paul S. F. Yip. 2017. “Construction and Validation of the Hong Kong Altruism Index (A-Index).” Personality & Individual Differences 113: 201-208.

Teachers’ reception of social support: superior
Function
Promoting well-being, health, self-esteem
Relevance
Social integration, attachment, exchange, social capital
Target
General
Respondent
Teacher
Feature
4 items in 7-point rating scale
Reliability
.84 - .90
References

Ho, Sammy K., Edmund S. Chan, and Sammy King Fai Hui. 2017. “Modification and Validation of the Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support for Chinese School Teachers.” Cogent Education 4:1277824.

Friends’ suicide ideation
Function
Promoting life, utility, community
Relevance
Depression, frustration, belongingness
Target
General
Respondent
General
Feature
19 items in 3-point rating scale
Reliability
Nil
References

Chan, Wallace Chi Ho. 2018. “Assessing Suicidal Risk in Practice: A Validation Study Initiated by Medical Social Workers.” British Journal of Social Work 48(8) 2332-2345.

Friends’ Fear of others death
Function
Promoting well-being, mental health, civic engagement
Relevance
Personal well-being, social well-being, social integration
Target
General
Respondent
Resident
Feature
8 items in 5-point rating scale
Reliability
0.85
References

Lester, D. (1990). The Collett-Lester fear of death scale: The original version and a revision. Death studies14(5), 451-468.

Friends’ Fear of own dying
Function
Promoting well-being, mental health, civic engagement
Relevance
Personal well-being, social well-being, social integration
Target
General
Respondent
Resident
Feature
8 items in 5-point rating scale
Reliability
0.85
References

Lester, D. (1990). The Collett-Lester fear of death scale: The original version and a revision. Death studies14(5), 451-468.

Friends’ Fear of own death
Function
Promoting well-being, mental health, civic engagement
Relevance
Personal well-being, social well-being, social integration
Target
General
Respondent
Resident
Feature
8 items in 5-point rating scale
Reliability
0.85
References

Lester, D. (1990). The Collett-Lester fear of death scale: The original version and a revision. Death studies14(5), 451-468.

Friend’s mental well-being
Function
Promoting achievement, success, engagement, altruism, performance
Relevance
Positivity, functioning, adaptation, capability, resource, stress
Target
General
Respondent
Adult
Feature
7 items in 5-point rating scale
Reliability
.85
References

Sun, Yuying, Tzu Tsun Luk, Man Ping Wang, Chen Shen, Sai Yin Ho, Kasisomayajula Viswanath, Sophia Siu Chee Chan, and Tai Hing Lam. 2019. “The Reliability and Validity of the Chinese Short Warwick‑Edinburgh Mental Well‑being Scale in the General Population of Hong Kong.” Quality of Life Research 28:2813-2820.

Friends’ competence in death work
Function
Promoting pride, satisfaction, knowledge
Relevance
Adaptability, goal setting, training
Target
General
Respondent
Worker
Feature
16 items in 5-point rating scale
Reliability
Nil
References

Chan, Wallace Chi Ho, Agnes Fong Tin, and Karen Lok Yi Wong. 2015. “Coping with Existential and Emotional Challenges: Development and Validation of the Self-Competence in Death Work Scale.” Journal of Pain & Symptom Management 50(1):99-107.