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ERIC Number: EJ1095574
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0146-3934
Testing Three-Item Versions for Seven of Young's Maladaptive Schema
Blau, Gary; DiMino, John; Sheridan, Natalie; Pred, Robert S.; Beverly, Clyde; Chessler, Marcy
College Student Journal, v49 n3 p369-374 Fall 2015
The Young Schema Questionnaire (YSQ) in either long-form (205- item) or short-form (75-item or 90-item) versions has demonstrated its clinical usefulness for assessing early maladaptive schemas. However, even a 75 or 90-item "short form", particularly when combined with other measures, can represent a lengthy "research-oriented" survey. This study's purpose was to test whether shorter three-item measures could reliably measure maladaptive schemas. Using two samples, 102 undergraduates in counseling and 962 undergraduates not in counseling, psychometric support was found for reliably measuring seven three-item schemas: unrelenting standards, subjugation, mistrust and abuse, abandonment, dependence, entitlement and social exclusion. Such a research-version survey of the YSQ could be more easily combined with additional measures, without risking respondent fatigue and missing data.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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