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Self-consciousness scales for adults and children: Reliability, validity, and theoretical significance

Abrams, Dominic (1988) Self-consciousness scales for adults and children: Reliability, validity, and theoretical significance. European Journal of Personality, 2 (1). pp. 11-37. ISSN 0890-2070. (doi:10.1002/per.2410020103) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

Examined the factor structure, reliability, and validity of the Self-Consciousness Scale (SCS) by A. Fenigstein et al (see record 1975-26584-001), using 478 undergraduates, 176 17-yr-olds, 183 13-yr-olds, and 63 11-yr-olds. Confirmatory factor analyses reproduced in most samples a 3-factor structure consistent with the SCS subscales, although exploratory factor analyses suggested the Private subscale consisted of several subfactors. Alpha reliability coefficients were higher for Social Anxiety and Public than for Private subscales, respectively. Test–retest reliability was reasonable for Social Anxiety, but poorer for the Public and Private subscales. Private and Public Self-Consciousness subscales correlated positively with Neuroticism, as measured by the Eysenck Personality Inventory (EPI). Social Anxiety correlated positively with EPI Introversion and Neuroticism and negatively with EPI Self-Esteem, indicating poor discriminant validity. (French & German abstracts)

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1002/per.2410020103
Uncontrolled keywords: reliability & validity & factor structure of Self Consciousness Scale, 11 vs 13 vs 17 yr olds vs college students
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Psychology
Depositing User: M.L. Barnoux
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2013 09:46 UTC
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2020 04:08 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/35496 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Abrams, Dominic: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2113-4572
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