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MELLA, Enrique Riquelme  and  BRAVO, Paula Riquelme. Psychometric confirmatory analysis of the multidimensional Scale of the Test of Self-Concept Form 5 in Spanish (AF5) in University students of Chile. Psic., Saúde & Doenças [online]. 2011, vol.12, n.1, pp.91-103. ISSN 1645-0086.

This work presents psychometric study by confirmatory procedures of the AF5 questionnaire for the measurement of the Self-concept; the work begins with a review of general precedents about the instruments of self-concept evaluation, after we present the general characteristics of the AF5 questionnaire checking the psychometrics properties of this measurement. The sample was composed by 1206 university students of the Universidad Católica de Temuco, Chile. With this sample we assess the psychometric quality of the questionnaire in terms of construct validity and reliability (alfa de Cronbach and test-re test). The results indicate an adequate internal reliability and temporal stability, the items point out an adequate adjust to the proposed pentafactorial structure.

Keywords : self-concept; self-esteem; confirmatory factor analysis; university students.

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