Gelotophobia in the Lebanon: The Arabic Version of a Questionnaire for the Subjective Assessment of the Fear of Being Laughed at

@inproceedings{Kazarian2009GelotophobiaIT,
  title={Gelotophobia in the Lebanon: The Arabic Version of a Questionnaire for the Subjective Assessment of the Fear of Being Laughed at},
  author={Shah{\'e} S. Kazarian and Willibald Ruch and Ren{\'e} T. Proyer},
  year={2009}
}
Objectives: Gelotophobia, a new clinical construct, is defined as the fear of being laughed at and ridiculed and is measured by the GELOPH scale. The present study describes adaptation of the English version of GELOPH to Arabic, using back-translation methodology, and its validation in the Lebanese con text. Method: The Arabic GELOPH is administered to a group of Lebanese university students (n=198) to assess its factor structure and to a second group of 60 university students to assess its… CONTINUE READING

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