Research on Psychological Scales Based on the Multitheory Fusion

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Author(s): Guangdi Liu, Yu Chen Li, Yue Wang, Jing Xiang Liu, Yong Sheng Sang, Wei Zhang, Le Zhang*.

Journal Name: Current Bioinformatics

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Abstract:

Objective: This study proposed an innovative approach to simplify the multiple psychological scales for children and adolescents by integrating statistical methods and item reflection theory into a structural equation model.

Method: First, we developed a psychological scale for adolescents to replace the existing scales optimized for adults with the Delphi method. Second, we reduced the number of items in the current group of scales.

Result: We built up a psychological scale for adolescents that comprehensively reflects their psychological characteristics in terms of mental state, behavioral status, emotion & feeling, relationship, and environmental adaptation. We also simplified this psychological scale and improved its reliability and validity.

Keywords: Psychological scales; Scale development; Mental health in primary and secondary schools; Structural equation model; Item selection; Model modification

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DOI: 10.2174/1574893615666191227091641
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