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Title: The Psychological Well-Being-Post-Traumatic Changes Questionnaire (PWB-PTCQ): Reliability and Validity
Authors: Joseph, Stephen
Maltby, John
Wood, Alex M
Stockton, Hannah
Hunt, Nigel
Regel, Stephen
Contact Email: alex.wood@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: growth following adversity
psychological well-being
posttraumatic growth
psychometric assessment
Issue Date: Jul-2012
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Citation: Joseph S, Maltby J, Wood AM, Stockton H, Hunt N & Regel S (2012) The Psychological Well-Being-Post-Traumatic Changes Questionnaire (PWB-PTCQ): Reliability and Validity, Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 4 (4), pp. 420-428.
Abstract: The Psychological Well-Being Post-Traumatic Changes Questionnaire (PWB-PTCQ) is an 18 item self-report measure to assess perceived changes in psychological well-being following traumatic events. The aim was to test its psychometric properties. Across three samples, evidence is provided for a single factor structure (invariant across clinical and general populations), high internal consistency (alpha greater than .87), six month stability, incremental validity over and above existing measures of posttraumatic growth as a predictor of subjective well-being, convergent validity with existing measures of posttraumatic growth (r = .50-.56. p less than .001), concurrent validity with personality and coping measures, predictive validity of change in well-being over time, discriminant validity with social desirability, and prediction of clinical caseness.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/12127
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0024740
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Affiliation: University of Nottingham
University of Leicester
Socio-Management
University of Nottingham
University of Nottingham
Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

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