Approbation of the Russian Version of the Impulsive Behavior Scale (UPPS-P)

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Abstract

This article presents the results of the adaptation of the popular scale of impulsive behavior UUPS-P, focused on the study of this phenomenon. Further on, it was translated into Russian and then adapted to the Russian-language sample. The study involved 324 people, aged 16 to 52 years. Of these, 213 are female, including 70 young women with non-suicidal self-harming behavior and 111 are male, including 46 people who are patients of a drug treatment hospital. In general was 160 people. The results obtained during the adaptation of the scale allow us to conclude that the structure of the scale obtained as a result of the adaptation fully corresponds to the structural components of the basic questionnaire. Checking the UUPS-P scale according to the main psychometric indicators allows us to conclude that it is possible to use the Russian-language version of this diagnostic tool to assess impulsivity as a personality trait.

General Information

Keywords: impulsivity, premeditation, arbitrariness, consciousness, dysfunctionality, self-harm, psychometric indicators of the method, retest reliability, constructive validity

Journal rubric: Methodological Problems of Legal Psychology

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/psylaw.2022120314

Received: 06.08.2021

Accepted:

For citation: Gorbatov S., Arbuzova E., Zavarzina M. Approbation of the Russian Version of the Impulsive Behavior Scale (UPPS-P) [Elektronnyi resurs]. Psikhologiya i pravo = Psychology and Law, 2022. Vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 168–179. DOI: 10.17759/psylaw.2022120314. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Sergey Gorbatov, PhD in Psychology, Docent, Senior Lector of Department of Psychology, Saint Petersburg State University, St.Petersburg, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3842-9956, e-mail: s.gorbatov@bk.ru

Elena Arbuzova, PhD in Psychology, Docent, Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology of Health and Deviant Behavior, Saint Petersburg State University, St.Petersburg, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1643-0529, e-mail: asmaen@yandex.ru

Maria Zavarzina, Consultant Psychologist, Psychological Center "Garmoniya", Vladimir, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5637-375X, e-mail: mariazavarzina98@gmail.com

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