- Adults, USA, 198?
- N = 321
- Non Response
- Questionnaire: paper
- Authors's Label
- Personal growth
- Our Classification
- Error Estimates
- alpha=.87 Test-retest reliability between 6 week period (n=117)=.81
a: women (m=102.29, sd=9.91), men (m=97.67, sd=9.90)
b: women (m=100.97, sd=13.38), men (m=98.85, sd=13.42)
c: women (m=95.51, sd=13.94), men (m=95.79, sd=11.20)
- Self report on 16 positive and 16 negative statements. Each rated on a 6-point scale ranging from strongly agree to disagree.
High scorers have a feeling of continued development; see self as growing and expanding; are open to new experiences; has sense of realizing his or her potential; see improvement in self and behavior over time; are changing in ways that reflect more self-knowledge and effectiveness.
-Low scorers: have a sense of personal stagnation, lack sense of improvement or expansion over time, feel bored and interested with life, feel unable to develop new attitudes or behaviors