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Behavioral Emotional & Social Skills Inventory

  Assessment name: Behavioral, Emotional, and Social Skills Inventory (BESSI) Scale overview: The Behavioral, Emotional, and Social Skills Inventory (BESSI) helps identify five groups of skills associated with health, happiness and success.   Response Type: Items are rated on a scale of agreement from Scales: As of the date of this writing, the researchers identified five skill categories also called domains. There are 32 skills called facets linked to domains. 1.     Self-management skills , used to pursue goals and complete tasks 2.     Social engagement skills , used to actively communicate with other people 3.     Cooperation skills , used to make and keep positive social relationships 4.     Emotional resilience skills , used to regulate emotions and moods 5.     Innovation skills , used to learn from new ideas and experiences There are also compound skills that combine skills from multiple domains. There are several versions of the BESSI, which yield var

Depression Anxiety Stress Scales -21 (DASS-21)

  Scale name: Depression Anxiety Stress Scales (DASS) Scale overview: The Depression Anxiety Stress Scales (DASS-21) is a 21-item screening instrument for the three psychological conditions of depression, anxiety, and stress. Note : There is a 42-item version of the DASS. This post focuses on the 21-item version. Authors: Lovibond, S. H., & Lovibond, P. F. (1995) Response Type: Items are rated on a 4-point scale of frequency. 0 = Did not apply to me at all. 1= Applied to me to some degree, or some of the time. 2= Applied to me to a considerable degree, or a good part of time. 3 = Applied to me very much, or most of the time. Scale items Each of the three scales (Depression, Anxiety, Stress) has 7-items worded in the first person e.g., “I felt…” or “I experienced…” and so forth.   Reliability: Internal consistency values based on Cronbach Alpha calculations were strong for the DASS-21 (Antony et al., 1988). Depression = .94 Anxiety = .87 Stress = .9

Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS)

  A questionnaire widely used in research is known by its acronym PANAS , that is, the Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (Watson et al., 1988).  Subscales and examples There are 10 items to measure positive and negative affect. Examples of positive affect include enthusiastic, alert, and excited. Examples of negative affect include ashamed, guilty, and afraid. Internal consistency values were .86 to .90 for the positive affect subscale and .84 to .87 for the negative affect subscale (Watson et al., 1988). Validity data support the value of the PANAS for measuring affect. The PANAS measures the E (emotional) component of the SCOPES model of human functioning.