NIH Toolbox® Parent Proxy Emotion Battery

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Emotion assessment using the NIH Toolbox. John M. Salsman, Zeeshan Butt, Paul A. Pilkonis, Jill M. Cyranowski, Nicholas Zill, Hugh C. Hendrie, Mary Jo Kupst, Morgen A. R. Kelly, Rita K. Bode, Seung W. Choi, Jin-Shei Lai, James W. Griffith, Catherine M. Stoney, Pim Brouwers, Sarah S. Knox, David Cella. Neurology Mar 2013, 80 (11 Supplement 3) S76-S86; DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3182872e11
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Purpose The NIH Toolbox Parent Proxy Emotion Battery, recommended for parents of children ages 3-12, includes measures of Positive Affect, General Life Satisfaction, Positive Peer Interaction, Social Withdrawal, Peer Rejection, Empathic Behaviors, Self-Efficacy, Fear, Perceived Stress, Sadness, and Anger. For those with children ages 3-7, measures for Fear (Over Anxious and Separation Anxiety) are included.
Domain(s) Goal Pursuit
Life Satisfaction
Positive Affect
Target population Child
Number of items 30
Administration format proxy-report
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Availability in other languages Spanish
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Paolillo, E. W., McKenna, B. S., Nowinski, C. J., Thomas, M. L., Malcarne, V. L., & Heaton, R. K. (2020). NIH Toolbox® Emotion Batteries for Children: Factor-Based Composites and Norms. Assessment, 27(3), 607-620.
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