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Development of the Clinical Short-Form Positive Resources Test
Hyu Jung Huh, Sun-Young Kim, Jung-A Min, Jeong-Ho Chae
STRESS. 2018;26(2):77-87.   Published online June 30, 2018
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The present study aimed to develop a brief tool for assessing individual’s positive resource in clinical setting. The Positive Resources Test is a self-report questionnaire that measures 5 multi-dementional positive resources and comprises of 23 items, each rated on a 5-point scale.


Literature searching and delphi survey were performed for making preliminary items, consulting and selecting final items. In order to test validity and reliability of the finally selected 23 items, data were collected from 546 adults. The measures included a variety of positive psychological scales.


The result of exploratory factor analysis of Positive Resources Test suggested 5 factor structures. The Positive Resources Test was shown to have acceptable psychometric porperties, including acceptable internal consistency reliabilities, factorial validity, and high convergent correlations.


Although there is room for improvement for some facet scales, the Positive Resources Test appears to be useful tool for assessing individual’s positive resources.


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