TITLE

THE PROFILE OF EMOTIONAL DISTRESS; NORMS FOR THE ROMANIAN POPULATION

AUTHOR(S)
Opris, David; Macavei, Bianca
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Cognitive & Behavioral Psychotherapies;Sep2007, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p139
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The Profile of Emotional Distress (PED) is an instrument elaborated to assess the subjective dimension of functional and dysfunctional negative feelings (affect). To our knowledge, this is the first self-report instrument, elaborated based on Albert Ellis's binary model of distress, designed to focus solely on the subjective dimension of emotions. Reliability, validity, and normation studies for the Romanian population were conducted on a group larger than 700 participants. Internal consistency coefficients (Cronbach's alphas) ranged from .75 to .94, which are considered good values for a self-report instrument.
ACCESSION #
26916210

 

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