Inventory of thriving (CIT & BIT)
The Comprehensive Inventory of Thriving (CIT) and Brief Inventory of Thriving (BIT) are copyrighted by Ed Diener, Rong Su, and Louis Tay. Permission to use the scales is granted for free to all professionals (researchers and practitioners) if the scales are 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
About Inventory of thriving (CIT & BIT)
Comprehensive Inventory of Thriving (CIT) and Brief Inventory of Thriving (BIT) were developed with two specific goals: (1) to measure a broad range of psychological well-being constructs and represent a holistic view of positive functioning; and (2) to predict important health outcomes and are useful for researchers and health practitioners.
CIT includes 18 subscales with 54 items in total, covering a broad range of well-being components.
- CIT Full Instrument
- BIT has 10 items in total and can serve as an indicator of psychological well-being and a brief screening tool of mental health.
- BIT Full Instrument
Translations of the CIT&BIT into various languages are available. Feel free to translate the CIT&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.
- Scale Norms by Gender, by Age, and by Health Condition
- CIT Item Loadings across Five Samples
- BIT Item Statistics
- Descriptives of Health Outcomes
- Measuring Thriving Across Nations: Examining the Measurement Equivalence of the Comprehensive Inventory of Thriving (CIT) and the Brief Inventory of Thriving (BIT)
- CIT&BIT Translation Authors