About the Measure

Domains Social and Emotional Competence
Key stages Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5
Subscales Positive emotion seeking; Negative emotion experience; Interpersonal emotion support; Mood awareness
Description This is a measure of emotion regulation when using the internet for adolescents with reference to the network community. Emotion regulation when using the Internet is an increasingly important way to secure effective social functioning for adolescents.
Example I use some online leisure activities to cope with pressure
Link https://www.ucl.ac.uk/psychoanalysis/research/rfq

Implementation details

No. of items 20
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 13-22
Cost single purchase Available in jou
Cost per child Available in jou

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .78-.88
Test retest After 21 days, r= .71
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA 4-factor structu
CFA NNFI=0.838
Criterion validity All of the dimensions of adolescents’ online emotion regulation and the level of their positive emotion experiences were significantly correlated, which indicates that the questionnaire has good criterion validity
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Xie, D., Lu, J., & Xie, Z. (2015). Online Emotion Regulation Questionnaire for Adolescents: Development and preliminary validation. Social Behavior and Personality: An International Journal, 43(6), 955–965. doi:10.2224/sbp.2015.43.6.955