Development and Validation of the Questionnaire “Spiritual Orientation of Personality”

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Abstract

The article presents the results of the development and validation of a new questionnaire "Spiritual Orientation of a Personality", the theoretical basis of which is the theory of spiritual capacities proposed by the author. The characteristics of the construct "spiritual orientation of the personality" are given, the psychometric properties of the questionnaire are described. 702 respondents took part in the study aimed at identifying the psychometric characteristics of the new questionnaire (sample 1); 296 people participated in the study to check the convergent validity (sample 2); 58 people participated in the test-retest reliability measurement (sample 3). All the results of the study (verification of the factor structure, reliability, convergent validity) allow us to speak about the good suitability of this psychodiagnostic tool for studying the manifestation of spiritual orientation of the personality.

General Information

Keywords: spiritual orientation of the personality, orientation of the personality, values, meanings, higher moral principles, spiritual capacities

Journal rubric: Psychodiagnostics

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/exppsy.2023160313

Received: 04.06.2023

Accepted:

For citation: Ozhiganova G.V. Development and Validation of the Questionnaire “Spiritual Orientation of Personality”. Eksperimental'naâ psihologiâ = Experimental Psychology (Russia), 2023. Vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 197–213. DOI: 10.17759/exppsy.2023160313. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Galina V. Ozhiganova, PhD in Psychology, Leading researcher at the Laboratory of Psychology of Abilities and Mental Resources named after V.N. Druzhinin, Institute of Psychology of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6339-8640, e-mail: symposium2016@rambler.ru

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