The following documents are relevant to this research question of search for meaning:
- Wong, P. T. P., & Weiner, B. (1981). When people ask “Why” questions and the heuristic of attributional search. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 40(4), 650-663.
- Wong, P. T. P. (2011). Quest for Meaning Scale.
- Wong, P. T. P. (2016). How to measure existential meaning [Review of the manuscript of The Multidimensional Existential Meaning Scale: A tripartite approach to measuring meaning in life]. Paul T. P. Wong.Retrieved from http://www.drpaulwong.com/how-to-measure-existential-meaning
I have revised the Search for Meaning Screen Test (SMST) (Wong, 2011) into the Search for Meaning Scale (SMS) (Wong, 2018) by rephrasing the questions (Yes/No) into statements (7-point Likert scale) and removing 4 items for a total of 20 items.
Click here to view the Search for Meaning Screen Test (SMST) (Wong, 2011)
Click here to view the Search for Meaning Scale (SMS) (Wong, 2018)