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Avaliação Psicológica

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NORONHA, Ana Paula Porto; ROSA, Paulo André Céo  and  BERNARDES, Luiz Felipe Ayres. Studies on the psychometric properties of the Scale for the Assessment of Perceived Religiosity. Aval. psicol. [online]. 2017, vol.16, n.2, pp. 215-224. ISSN 1677-0471.

The purpose of this work was to investigate its internal structure, the validity evidences based on the relationship among variables by comparing the level of religiosity of the participants and estimating accuracy of the Escala de Avaliação da Percepção da Religiosidade. Studies in order to examine mean differences between age and gender were also conducted. To this end, two studies were conducted. 39 participants took part in building items and, from the instrument applied, 91 items were generated. The second study included 477 participants who answered Perception Scale of Religiosity. Two factors were found and the results were favorable to the validity and reability. Differences in means indicated that there were significant findings for the externalization of religiosity. Therefore, older participants had higher averages. No differences regarding gender were found. The results are discussed based on the literature available.

Keywords : spirituality; positive psychology; psychological evaluation.

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