Demographic Correlates and Validation of PERMA and WEMWBS Scales in Indian Adolescents

AbstractThe study aimed at validating the Hindi and English versions of PERMA and WEMWBS on Indian adolescent population. The data were collected from 1288 adolescents, aged 13 –18 years (mean age = 15.27 years, SD = 1.08). Both the scales were an adequate fit to the data, indicating high reliability. For PERMA (α = 0.90), a set of 34 items had the best fit out of the original item pool of 49 items. For the WEMWBS (α = 0.84), original one factor model with 14 items was confirmed in the Indian adolescent population as well. Multivariate analyses revealed that males experienced greater positive emotion and engagement compared to the females. Children studying in private schools scored significantly higher on positive mental health factors, while t he government school children had significantly higher scores on ill-health factors. Urban adolescents experienced more depression compared to the rural adolescents and as the age increased, adolescents experienced more depressive symptoms compared to the younger adolescents. Findings are in line wi th the extant literature on adolescent wellbeing in India.
Source: Child Indicators Research - Category: Child Development Source Type: research

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