The Role of Cognitive and Affective in Reflecting Subjective Well-Being


  • Muhammad Shodikul Haq Faculty of Psychology, Ahmad Dahlan University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Fatwa Tentama Faculty of Psychology, Ahmad Dahlan University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


Affective, cognitive, construct reliability, construct validity, subjective well-being


This research aims to describe the subjective well-being of nurses, to analyze the construct validity and reliability of the subjective well-being scale, and to determine the components that form the construct of the subjective well-being scale. The subjective well-being scale is measured by using two components, namely cognitive and affective components. The subjects of this research were 62 nurses who work at a hospital in Palu. The data were collected using the subjective well-being scale. The data were then analyzed using the Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) SmartPLS 3.2.8 program with a reflective construct through the CFA 2nd Order. Based on the analysis results of the construct validity and reliability, the components and indicators that form the nurses' subjective well-being are considered valid and reliable. It shows that all the components and indicators are able to reflect and form subjective well-being. Therefore, the measurement model can be accepted because the theory that describes subjective well-being has been in accordance with the empirical data obtained.


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Haq, M. S. ., & Tentama , F. . (2020). The Role of Cognitive and Affective in Reflecting Subjective Well-Being. American Scientific Research Journal for Engineering, Technology, and Sciences, 71(1), 262–271. Retrieved from