Credits & References
Self- Assessment of Psychological Wellbeing or Emotional Health
Ryff, C. D., & Keyes, C. L. M. (1995). The structure of psychological well-being revisited. Journal of personality and social psychology, 69(4), 719.
Developed by psychologist Carol D. Ryff, the 42-item Psychological Wellbeing (PWB) Scale measures six aspects of wellbeing and happiness: autonomy, environmental mastery, personal growth, positive relations with others, purpose in life, and self-acceptance (Ryff et al., 2007; adapted from Ryff, 1989).
Self assessment / Psychometric evaluation of the Positive Mental Health (PMH) scale using item response theory
Vaganian, L., Boecker, M., Bussmann, S. et al. Psychometric evaluation of the Positive Mental Health (PMH) scale using item response theory. BMC Psychiatry 22, 512 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-022-04162-0
Self-Assessment for Proneness to Guilt
Harder DH, Zalma A. Two promising shame and guilt scales: a construct validity comparison. J Pers Assess. 1990 Winter;55(3-4):729-45. doi: 10.1080/00223891.1990.9674108. PMID: 2280336.
Rosenbaum, M. (1980). A schedule for assessing self-control behaviors: Preliminary findings. Behavior therapy, 11(1), 109-121.
Martin RD, Kennett DJ, Hopewell NM. Examining the importance of academic-specific self-compassion in the academic self-control model. J Soc Psychol. 2019;159(6):676-691. doi: 10.1080/00224545.2018.1555128. Epub 2019 Jan 1. PMID: 30599812.
Self Efficacy Quiz
Chen, G., Gully, S. M., & Eden, D. (2001). Validation of a new general self-efficacy scale. Organizational research methods, 4(1), 62-83.
Adversity Response Pattern
Stoltz, Paul G.. (1997). Adversity quotient: turning obstacles into opportunities . New York: John Wiley & Sons.
Brito TRS, Pereira CR, Santos FÁD, Nery NNF. Measuring the General and Specific Domains of Self-Esteem: The Short-form of the State Self-Esteem Scale. Psychol Rep. 2022 Apr 29:332941221077909. doi: 10.1177/00332941221077909. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35488461.
Grit Scale - Short Form
Angela Lee Duckworth & Patrick D. Quinn (2009) Development and Validation of the Short Grit Scale (Grit–S), Journal of Personality Assessment, 91:2, 166-174, DOI: 10.1080/00223890802634290
Clance PR (1985). The Impostor Phenomenon: When Success Makes You Feel Like a Fake. Toronto: Bantam Books.