Measuring gratitude in youth: assessing the psychometric properties of adult gratitude scales in children and adolescents.

  title={Measuring gratitude in youth: assessing the psychometric properties of adult gratitude scales in children and adolescents.},
  author={J. Froh and Jinyan Fan and Robert A Emmons and G. Bono and E. Huebner and P. Watkins},
  journal={Psychological assessment},
  volume={23 2},
  • J. Froh, Jinyan Fan, +3 authors P. Watkins
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological assessment
  • Before the developmental trajectory, outcomes, and related interventions of gratitude can be accurately and confidently studied among the youth, researchers must ensure that they have psychometrically sound measures of gratitude that are suitable for this population. Thus, considering that no known scales were specifically designed to measure gratitude in youth, this study aimed to answer an important question: Are the existing gratitude scales used with adults valid for use with youth? The… CONTINUE READING
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