Adaptation of «Child and adolescent social support scale» technique by C. Malecki

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Abstract

Described the results of the adaptation «Child and adolescent social support scale» technique that can be used as a psychodiagnostic tool for measuring social support provided by members of the child's social network. The main scales of this technique are «Subjective assessment of the frequency of social support» and «Evaluation of subjective importance of social support». In operation, the scale is made translation of the text in the Russian language, carried out standardization, validation test-retest reliability, internal consistency of the items on its subscales, the construct, content and discriminative validity. The results of these procedures allow us to conclude that the Russian version of the scale is valid, reliable, and can be used in further studies of social support for children and adolescents.

General Information

Keywords: social support, subjective importance of social support, subjective evaluation of the frequency of social support

Journal rubric: Methods and Techniques

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Lifintseva A.A., Ryaguzova A. Adaptation of «Child and adolescent social support scale» technique by C. Malecki [Elektronnyi resurs]. Klinicheskaia i spetsial'naia psikhologiia = Clinical Psychology and Special Education, 2013. Vol. 2, no. 2 (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Alla A. Lifintseva, Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Institute for the Humanities, Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, Kaliningrad, Russia, e-mail: alifintseva@kantiana.ru

Alina Ryaguzova, Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, e-mail: ARyaguzova@kantiana.ru

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