Adaption and Psychometric Evaluation of a Resilinece Measure in Greek Elementary School Students

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Title: Adaption and Psychometric Evaluation of a Resilinece Measure in Greek Elementary School Students
Authors: Nearchou, Finiki
Stogiannidou, Ariadni
Kiosseoglou, Grigoris
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/9588
Date: Jan-2014
metadata.dc.date.available: 2019-01-09T09:55:57Z
Abstract: This study aimed to adapt the Resilience Youth Development Module (RYDM) and assess its psychometric properties in terms of internal consistency and convergent validity in Greek elementary students. Participants (N = 346) completed a battery of self-report questionnaires, including the RYDM, School Connectedness Scale, and Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire. Cronbach's alpha coefficients indicated that the reliability of the RYDM is satisfactory. The confirmatory factor analysis results demonstrated that the proposed structure, which derived from the explorative principal component analyses of the RYDM's internal and external assets, adequately fit the current data. Moreover, the canonical functions derived from the canonical correlation analysis provided evidence for the convergent validity of the RYDM. In conclusion, the RYDM is a psychometrically sound measure, and it can be applied to assess internal and external resilience assets in Greek school-aged children.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Wiley
Journal: Psychology in the Schools
Volume: 51
Issue: 1
Start page: 58
End page: 71
Copyright (published version): 2014 Wiley
Keywords: Psychological reslilienceSchool childrenCalifornia Healthy Kids Survey
DOI: 10.1002/pits.21732
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Psychology Research Collection

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