Articles by Keyword: Psychometric Properties

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  1. Validation of a Coping Scale in an African Context

    Validation of a Coping Scale in an African Context

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The research aims were to compile and validate a multi-dimensional coping measure, taking African-centred coping behaviour into consideration. In a pilot study the Setswana-COPE (S-COPE) and the Africultural Coping Systems Inventory (ACSI) were administered to Setswana-speaking participants (N = 274)...
  2. Validation of a Community Collective Efficacy Scale in an African Context

    Validation of a Community Collective Efficacy Scale in an African Context

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to validate a community collective efficacy scale in an African context. An abridged version of the Community Collective Efficacy Scale was validated in a cross-sectional survey design. Participants (N = 1050) from urban (n...
  3. Psychometric Properties of Various Scales Measuring Psychological Well-Being in a South African Context: The FORT 1 Project

    Psychometric Properties of Various Scales Measuring Psychological Well-Being in a South African Context: The FORT 1 Project

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to do a first phase screening of psychometric properties of various scales measuring facets of psychological well-being so as to address further questions in the FORT 1 project (FORT 1 = Clarifying the nature...
  4. Development and Initial Validation of a General Psychological Well-being Scale (GPWS) in an African Context

    Development and Initial Validation of a General Psychological Well-being Scale (GPWS) in an African Context

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study aimed to develop and validate the General Psychological Well-being Scale (GPWS) in an African sample, based on the empirical overlap between hedonic and eudaimonic facets of well-being as found in previous research. The quantitative cross-sectional study was conducted...
  5. Flourishing of Students in a Tertiary Education Institution in South Africa

    Flourishing of Students in a Tertiary Education Institution in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aims of this study were to examine the relationship between flourishing and academic performance (AP), life satisfaction (SWT), and positive affect (PA). A quantitative cross-sectional survey design was used on a convenience sample of university students (n = 845)...
  6. Career Counselling: The Usefulness of the Career Interest Profile (CIP)

    Career Counselling: The Usefulness of the Career Interest Profile (CIP)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study reports the findings from exploratory career counselling with Italian undergraduate university students using the Career Interest Profile (CIP). The participants (n = 178, females = 51.69%; mean age 22.28, SD = 1.59 years) received elective career counselling on...
  7. Validation of the Meaning in Life Questionnaire in a South African context

    Validation of the Meaning in Life Questionnaire in a South African context

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to investigate the psychometric properties of the Meaning in Life Questionnaire (MLQ) in a South African sample. A multi-cultural group of undergraduate students (Nā€‰=ā€‰326) completed the MLQ and other measures. Descriptive statistics, reliability, inter-item...
  8. The exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses of two subjective career success instruments

    The exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses of two subjective career success instruments

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the psychometric properties of two subjective career success instruments within the South African context: Perceived Career Success (PCSS: Gattiker & Larwood, 1986) and Life Success Measures Scale (LSMS: Parker & Chusmir, 1992). Data were collected via a...
  9. Reliability of measures of work engagement and psychological well-being among South African state security forces

    Reliability of measures of work engagement and psychological well-being among South African state security forces

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study reports on the psychometric properties of measures of work engagement and psychological well-being in the South African state security forces. The research sample consisted of a combined sample of 178 soldiers and 57 police officers (34% females). They...
  10. Site Relationships for Some Wood Properties of Pine Species in Plantation Forests of Southern Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    Although genetic variation in wood properties of the three main pine species planted in southern Africa is high, there are important site relationships.