About the Measure

Domains Mental health and wellbeing, Social and Emotional Competence
Key stages Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4
Subscales Social anxiety; Malevolent aggression; Social self-esteem
Description The Emotional Behaviour Scale is a valid and reliable new instrument for assessing adolescent emotional behaviour.
Example I never feel upset for long
Link https://www.researchgate.net/profile/D_Roger/publication/8646593_The_construction_and_validation_of_a_new_scale_for_measuring_emotional_response_style_in_adolescents/links/58987743a6fdcc32dbdcfc6b/The-construction-and-validation-of-a-new-scale-for-measuri

Implementation details

No. of items 65
Format Dichotomous
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 11-15
Cost single purchase Free - Available
Cost per child Free - Available

Psychometric details

UK norms Yes
Cronbach's α .79-.84
Test retest After 11 weeks, r= [.73,.79]
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA 3-factor orthogo
CFA CFI= .94
RMSEA= .05
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity r= .60 (Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire- prosocial behaviour)
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Clarbour, J. & Roger, D. (2004). The construction and validation of a new scale for measuring emotional response style in adolescents. The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 45(3), 496-509. doi:10.1111/j.1469-7610.2004.00240.x