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dc.contributor.authorBore, Miles
dc.contributor.authorLaurens, Kristin R
dc.contributor.authorHobbs, Megan J
dc.contributor.authorGreen, Melissa J
dc.contributor.authorTzoumakis, Stacy
dc.contributor.authorHarris, Felicity
dc.contributor.authorCarr, Vaughan J
dc.date.accessioned2019-10-14T06:15:58Z
dc.date.available2019-10-14T06:15:58Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.issn1943-2763en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1521/pedi_2018_32_380en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/388398
dc.description.abstractPrior investigations indicate that the five core personality dimensions (the "Big Five") are measurable by middle childhood. The aim of this research was to examine the psychometric properties of a short-form self-report measure of the Big Five personality dimensions in children that would be suitable for administration online in large population-based studies. Twenty-five questionnaire items in English, derived from the 65-item Big Five Questionnaire for Children in Italian (Barbaranelli, Caprara, Rabasca, & Pastorelli, 2003), were completed online by 27,415 Australian children in Year 6 (mean age 11.92 years). An item response theory approach evaluated the psychometric properties and resolved a 20-item short-form questionnaire. Exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses supported the Big Five structure. Construct validity was demonstrated via correlations between Big Five scores and the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire subscales (Goodman, 2001). The 20 items provide a brief, reliable, and valid child self-report measure of the Big Five personality dimensions.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherGuilford Publicationsen_US
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom1en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto24en_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalJournal of Personality Disordersen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchPsychologyen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1701en_US
dc.subject.keywordscommunity sampleen_US
dc.subject.keywordsconfirmatory factor analysisen_US
dc.subject.keywordsepidemiologyen_US
dc.subject.keywordspsychometric propertiesen_US
dc.subject.keywordspsychopathologyen_US
dc.titleItem Response Theory Analysis of the Big Five Questionnaire for Children-Short Form (BFC-SF): A Self-Report Measure of Personality in Children Aged 11-12 Yearsen_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articlesen_US
dcterms.bibliographicCitationBore, M; Laurens, KR; Hobbs, MJ; Green, MJ; Tzoumakis, S; Harris, F; Carr, VJ, Item Response Theory Analysis of the Big Five Questionnaire for Children-Short Form (BFC-SF): A Self-Report Measure of Personality in Children Aged 11-12 Years.,Journal of Personality Disorders, 2018, pp. 1-24en_US
dc.date.updated2019-10-14T06:13:51Z
gro.description.notepublicThis publication has been entered into Griffith Research Online as an Advanced Online Versionen_US
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gro.griffith.authorTzoumakis, Stacy


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