About the Measure

Domains Emotional Intelligence (mixed and trait), Mental health and wellbeing, Social and Emotional Competence
Key stages Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5
Subscales Intimate-Others Loneliness; Social-others loneliness
Description Assesses loneliness.
Example How often do you feel you are in tune with the people around you
Link Mahon et al. (1995). Validation of the revised UCLA Loneliness Scale for adolescents. Research in Nursing and Health, 18(3), 263-270. doi:10.1002/nur.4770180309
Psychometry
Implementation

Implementation details

No. of items 20
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 12-21
Cost single purchase Available in jou
Cost per child Available in jou

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .89
Test retest 1 year, r= .73
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA PCA 2factor solu
CFA Not reported
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity The Future Time Perspective (FTP) Inventory r= [-.43, -.35]; The Interpersonal Solidarity Instrument r= [-.50, -.44]; The Lack of Social Self-confidence (LSSC)
subscale of the Interpersonal Dependency Inventory r= [.15, .32]
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Mahon et al. (1995). Validation of the revised UCLA Loneliness Scale for adolescents. Research in Nursing and Health, 18(3), 263-270. doi:10.1002/nur.4770180309