Questionnaire on Emotional Instability, Prosocial Behavior, and Aggression
This Questionnaire measures emotional instability, prosocial behavior, and aggression. Analyzed in a new study involving subjects between the ages of 11 and 15 from three different countries: Italy, Hungary, and the Czech Republic, it can be given to either a parent, peer, or the subject of investigation. The information below pertains to the peer version.
Number of Versions: 3 Version: Peer Version Author(s): Concetta Pastorelli, Claudio Barbaranelli, Ivo Cermak, Sandor Rozsa, & Gian Vittorio Caprara Date of Publication: 1997 Material(s) Needed for Test: Instrument Manual: Not Available Charge for one form or kit: No
Purpose and Nature of Test
Aggression Population for which designed:
Age Range: 7 through 15 years old Method of Administration: Group and Individual Source of Information: Peer Subtests and Scores: No scales Number of Items: 55 Type of Scale: Likert
Sample Size: 1,313 Population: 11 - 15 year olds from a small town outside the metropolitan area of Rome, Italy, a medium and small size town outside of Budapest, Hungary, and a small town outside of Brno, Czech Republic. Culture/ethnicity: Caucasian SES Level: Middle
Psychometric information: Provided for Full Scales. The range of Test-Retest Value: Not assessed The range of Inter-rater reliability: Not assessed The range of Internal consistency: Not assessed
Validity:Criterion validity was assessed and found to be acceptable.
Scoring Procedure: Manual Scoring Examiner Qualifications and Training Required: None Permission Required to Use Instrument: Yes If yes, by whom: Gian Vittorio Caprara
Original Reference(s): Caprara, G. V., & Pastorelli, C. (1993). Early emotional instability, prosocial behavior and aggression: Some methodological aspects. European Journal of Personality, 7, 19-36. Other Reference(s): Pastorelli, C., Barbaranelli, C., Cermak, I., Rozsa, S., & Caprara, G. V. (1997). Measuring emotional instability, prosocial behavior and aggression in pre-adolescents: A cross-national study. Personality Individual Differences, 23 (4), 691-703. Other:
Name: Gian Vittorio Caprara Organization: Universita degli Studi di Romas La Sapienza Address: Dipartimento di Psicologia Via dei Marsi 78 City: Rome State: Italy Zip: 00185 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://188.8.131.52/caprara.htm Other: Phone: 06-49917532 Fax: 06-4451667
Last updated by Violence Institute of New Jersey: February 2007