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
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.
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.