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Cultural-Historical Psychology

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 1816-5435

ISSN (online): 2224-8935

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/chp

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Adaptation of J. Crocker's Contingencies of Self-Worth Scale 2155

Molchanova O.N., PhD in Psychology, Assistant professor at the Psychology faculty, the State University "Higher School of Economics", Moscow, Russia, olmol@list.ru
Nekrasova T.Y., lecturer at the Faculty of Psychology, National Research University "Higher School of Economics" (Moscow, Russia)
Abstract
This paper summarizes the outcomes of a study aimed at creating a Russian version of the Contingencies of Self-Worth Scale (CSW) by J. Crocker and adapting it in a Russian sample. The theoretical context to which the scale refers is built around the idea of the importance of taking into account the foundations upon which a person bases his/her self-worth. The paper describes the adaptation procedure and stages (791 subjects partic- ipated in the process, 309 males and 482 females, with an average age of 20.5 years), presents results of inter- nal consistency assessments (Cronbach's alpha ranges between 0.67 and 0.84), discriminative ability (indices ranging from 0.55 to 0.86), test-retest reliability (the Spearman correlation coefficient 0.54 to 0.79, p < 0.001), and construct validity. The analysis of psychometric features in the Russian version of the scale revealed the following: the questions in each of the seven scales are consistent and have good discrimination ability; the scale measures what it claims; the results are stable across time; the factor structure of the technique confirms the selection of the seven bases of self-worth. Therefore, the study proved that the Russian version of the scale can be used in research on the bases of self-worth.

Keywords: self-worth, external and internal bases of self-worth, self-esteem, self-efficacy

Column: Empirical Research

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