Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Personal Self-Concept Questionnaire (PSQ)


The Personal Self-Concept Questionnaire (PSQ) 


The Personal Self-Concept Questionnaire (PSQ) measures self-concept based on ratings of 18 items, which are grouped into four categories: Self-fulfilment, autonomy, honesty, and emotional self-concept.

Subscales: The PSQ has four subscales

1. Self-fulfilment

2. Autonomy

3. Honesty

4. Emotional self-concept

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The PSQ is a Likert-type scale with five response options ranging from totally disagree to totally agree.

Reliability and Validity

In the first study, coefficient alpha = .85 and in study two, alpha = .83.

Data analysis supported a four-dimensional model (see the four categories above). Positive correlations with other self-concept measures were statistically significant.

Other notes

The authors estimated it took about 10 minutes to complete the PSQ.

Their first study included people ages 12 to 36 (n = 506). In the second study, ages were 15 to 65 (= 1135).


The PSQ items can be found in the Goñi et al. (2011) article (see the reference below). The 18-items can be found in Table 1 on page 512. Notice the 4-items eliminated from the 22 item measure used in the first study.

Self-Concept is the focal dimension of S in the SCOPES model of functioning.

Resource Link for more tests and questionnairesA – Z Test Index

Related concepts

Read more about Self and Self-Concepts in Psychology

Reference for the PSQ

Goñi, E., Madariaga, J. M., Axpe, I., & Goñi, A. (2011). Structure of the Personal Self-Concept (PSC) Questionnaire. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 11, 509-522.

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1 comment:

  1. after i take the personal self concept test using the psq questionnaire, How do i know i have a high or low self concept . What score is high and which is low?


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