C Worksheet 2.5 Mental Health Continuum – Long Form © 2008 Corey L. M. Keyes, Ph.D. 30 EWB1. Increased illness and … Based on the results from the questionnaires, six women athletes who were identified as flourishing at global and sport levels then participated in the study. The mental health continuum: from languishing to flourishing in life. Description: The Mental Health Continuum Short Form measures emotional (reflects hedonic well-being), social and psychological well-being (when combined, reflect eudemonic well-being) by assessing the frequency … Based on these diagnostic criteria, then, the data reveal that 12.2% of the sample is languishing, 67.8% were moderately mentally healthy and 20% were fl ourishing. Flourishing is one of the three diagnostic categories, or levels, in a continuum of positive mental health (Keyes & Lopes, 2002) . 1 The mental health continuum as described by Keyes 2 can be viewed as a range of functioning from mental illness or "languishing in life" at one end to "moderately mentally healthy" to "complete mental health and flourishing" at the other end. Based on a large survey of U.S. adults between the ages of 25 and 74, findings support a continuum model of mental health and mental illness. Sub-constructs measured: N/A. @article{Keyes2002TheMH, title={The mental health continuum: from languishing to flourishing in life. Initially, 36 Canadian student-athletes completed the Mental Health Continuum – Short Form (Keyes, 2009) and Sport Mental Health Continuum – Short Form (Foster & Chow, 2019). Languishing is characterized by the poor mental health (low levels of well-being), and it is the opposite of flourishing mental health. Main positive psychological well-being construct measured: Positive well-being. Kelley (2008, p. 187) states that "Individuals who do not fit the criteria for flourishing or languishing are categorized as moderately mentally healthy. During the past 30 days, how much of the time did you feel… Therapist’s Guide to Positive Psychological Interventions Worksheet 2.5 Mental Health Continuum – Long Form © 2008 Corey L. M. Keyes, Ph.D.30 Available subscales: Emotional, social and psychological well-being. The other two categories are languishing and moderate mental health. }, author={C. Keyes}, journal={Journal of health and social behavior}, year={2002}, volume={43 2}, pages={ 207-22 } }