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Contributions to the Validation of the Humility Relational Scale
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Volume 1, 2014
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Authors
[1]
J. Freitas, Hospital de Faro, Master in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Algarve, Portugal.
[2]
M. H. Martins, Department of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Algarve, Portugal.
[3]
D. Davis, Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA.
Abstract
Humility is a fundamental virtue in various contexts of human praxis: social, political, educational, physical and psychological. We conducted two studies based on the Relational Humility Scale. In the first study (N=150), we apply the Relational Humility Scale and evaluated the psychometric scale properties to validate for the Portuguese population. According to the results obtained in the first study, changes were made in scale and carried out a second study (N=300). The good psychometric results enable the use of this scale to evaluate the human virtue of humility.
Keywords
Personality Assessment, Psychometric Studies, Relational Humility Scale
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