The first study revealed a similar, but slightly different, PSI factor structure with Italian youth. It is particularly important given the growing interconnected- table to solve difficult prob- ness around the globe that instruments created in one cultural context be carefully validated fknowledge about how peo- in other cultures rather than simply translated and used. T he nature and compc women in the workfi Rich, a. One poter loading on the Italian PSI. Both the scree plot Cattell, In short, consistent with previous research.
First, we focus primarily on discrete ecological factors as grouping factors for examining main-effect as well as mod-erating or interactive influences. Peeling back the onion: The number of eigenvalues greater than 1 was 5. Although pl the necessity to examine the cultural validity of assessment instruments used in the increasing with problem-solving skil number of cross-national studies: When I make plans to solve a problem, I am almost. The eight highest factor loadings.
Stl’lctural equations with latent variables. This document is copyrighted by the American Psychological Association or one of its allied publishers. For example, Nota, dictor of the 10 learning stra- Pace, and Ferrari IN PRESS have shown that female students have lower levels of self- blematic situations is a good efficacy self-confidence in their ability to pursue school-career goals as well as in their abil- the Italian PSI appears to be a ity to facilitate their own work inclusion.
Such differ- Ferrari, L. From stages to dimensions to the almost forgotten cultural context. International Journal ofPsychology, 23, Skip to main content.
In addition, in 8 of the 10 regressions, AAS was the best predictor, fol-. Although much of this work was conducted in the United validation of a collectivisti, States, other studies using either exploratory or confirmatory factor analyses have indicated Heppner, P.
Results revealed a similar but slightly dif- cancer and acquired brain ferent PSI factor structure in the Italian PSI, as well as sex differences which have been rarely making and adjustment. Items, Factor Loadings, and Communality Estimates.
There are times wh about it before deciding on a next step In almost all previous research reliability. This line of research has used the problem-solving inventory PSI hnp: The econ- Standardized Magellanc omy of the northern region is mainly industrial, whereas the central and southern regions are sional interests, types of it mainly agricultural.
Development of the Problem Solving Inventory with Italian youth.
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This article was published Online First June 17, Evidence for a mediational model. Journal of Counseling tual processes of Italian youth who participated in this study, there were some differences in Heppner, P. Heppner, Educational, applied problem solving and coping literature Heppner, dl. In the current investiga- tion: Wright,Turkish col- Heppner, M. A study for Italian adaptation]. I generally go with the first idea that comes to mind.
Why American psychology needs to become less American. I Problem-Solving Appraisal in Italy lIeir career decision making are needed, this large data set has the advantage of producing robust and stable findings in this initial study.
The students were first asked to complete a data form designed Thus, we conducted eX1 to obtain information regarding their age, gender, school attended, and their decision-making well as by the three region status, specifically if they had already made a choice with regard to university yes or no. The econ- Standardized Magellano Universita Soresi, battery consists of five tests: Specif- ically, nine of the original items loaded on the PSC scale along with three other items originally from the AAS scale.
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Italian adolescents examined the utility of the. Limitations of current study and future lines of research are also discussed. The strength of a Emotional control. American Psychologist, 39, Each ofthe measures was described to the partici- st often the instruments have pants and they prbolem informed that they would receive a personalized report of their individual Igh factor analyses and other results.