The Gratitude Questionnaire

1  General Information

Instrument TitleThe Gratitude Questionnaire

The Gratitude Questionnaire-Six-Item Form (GQ-6) is a six- item self-report questionnaire designed to assess individual differences in the proneness to experience gratitude in daily life.

2  History

Author(s):McCullough, M. E., Emmons, R. A., & Tsang, J.
Year Created:2001

3  Cost


4  Classification


5  Instrument Details

How to access

The Gratitude Questionnaire can be accessed in the following link: \

Sample Question(s)

Using the scale below as a guide, write a number beside each statement to indicate how much you agree with it.

1 = strongly disagree
2 = disagree
3 = slightly disagree
4 = neutral
5 = slightly agree
6 = agree
7 = strongly agree

____1. I have so much in life to be thank ful for.

Revision Year
Number of Items6
Mode of AdministrationEither
Reliability and Validity References
  1. McCullough, M. E., Emmons, R. A., & Tsang, J. (2002). The grateful disposition: A conceptual and empirical topography. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 82, 112-127.
Example CAM Evaluation References

We have not found any CAM related references using this outcome measure.

Target Age GroupNot specified.
Target Population

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Time to Administer

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Time Period Assessed

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Translations Available

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6  Additional Information

Additional Comments

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