This assessment was developed by a physician for helping understand the spiritual co-factors for overall well-being. It may be a helpful tool for you to get a benchmark starting point and to identify areas where you seek improvement.

The language is couched mostly in negative terms, as unfortunately, most people are more likely to identify with these feelings. Of course the absence of these negatives indicates positive spirituality.


Daaleman TP, Frey BB. The spirituality index of well-being: a new instrument for health-related quality-of-life research.

Annals of  Family Medicine. 2004;2:499-503. http://www.annfammed.org/cgi/content/full/2/5/499/DC1

Spiritual Well-being Index