Positive and negative affectivity in children: confirmatory factor analysis of a two-factor model and its relation to symptoms of anxiety and depression.

@article{Lonigan1999PositiveAN,
  title={Positive and negative affectivity in children: confirmatory factor analysis of a two-factor model and its relation to symptoms of anxiety and depression.},
  author={Christopher J. Lonigan and Eric S Hooe and Corinne F David and Janet A. Kistner},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  year={1999},
  volume={67 3},
  pages={374-86}
}
The positive affect (PA) and negative affect (NA) framework that is embodied in the tripartite model of anxiety and depression has proved useful with adult populations; however, there is as yet little investigation with children concerning either the measurement of PA and NA or the relation between PA and NA and levels of adjustment. A confirmatory factor analysis was used in this study to examine the structure of self-reported affect and its relation to depressive and anxious symptoms in… CONTINUE READING

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