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Author(s): Susana C. Marques
José Luís Pais Ribeiro
Shane J. Lopez
Title: Use of the "Mental Health Inventory-5" with portuguese 10-15 years old
Issue Date: 2011
Abstract: The present study describes the psychometric properties of the Portuguese version of the Mental Health Inventory-5 for use with young adolescents. A sample of 367 Portuguese students (aged 10-15 years) completed the Portuguese-language versions of Mental Health Inventory-5 (MHI-5; Berwick et al., 1991), Children's Hope Scale (CHS; Snyder ct al., 1997), Students' Life Satisfaction Scale (SLSS; Huebner, 1991a), and Global Self-Worth Sub-scale (Harter, 1985). Analysis of readability, reliability (internal consistency and 1-year stability), factor structure, and criterion-related validity suggested that the MHI-5 can be appropriately used in this age group. Implications of the findings are discussed.
Subject: Psicologia
Psychology
Scientific areas: Ciências sociais::Psicologia
Social sciences::Psychology
URI: https://repositorio-aberto.up.pt/handle/10216/55745
Document Type: Artigo em Revista Científica Internacional
Rights: restrictedAccess
License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
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