ERIC Number: EJ1083619
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jan
Abstractor: As Provided
Measuring Evaluation Fears in Adolescence: Psychometric Validation of the Portuguese Versions of the Fear of Positive Evaluation Scale and the Specific Fear of Negative Evaluation Scale
Vagos, Paula; Salvador, Maria do Céu; Rijo, Daniel; Santos, Isabel M.; Weeks, Justin W.; Heimberg, Richard G.
Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, v49 n1 p46-62 Jan 2016
Modified measures of Fear of Negative Evaluation and Fear of Positive Evaluation were examined among Portuguese adolescents. These measures demonstrated replicable factor structure, internal consistency, and positive relationships with social anxiety and avoidance. Gender differences were found. Implications for evaluation and intervention are discussed.
Descriptors: Measurement Techniques, Psychometrics, Test Validity, Fear, Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Factor Analysis, Evaluation, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Student Characteristics, Likert Scales, Surveys, Statistical Analysis, Gender Differences, Anxiety, Social Influences
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Portugal