Personalized Psychological Flexibility Index (PPFI)

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Kashdan, T. B., Disabato, D. J., Goodman, F. R., Doorley, J. D., & McKnight, P. E. (2020). Understanding psychological flexibility: A multimethod exploration of pursuing valued goals despite the presence of distress. Psychological Assessment, 32(9), 829–850.
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Purpose This survey measures the extent to which people pursue their goals despite the presence of stressors and challenges. To ensure participants respond to these items in a meaningful context, each item on psychological flexibility is in reference to a personally meaningful life goal. Participants are first asked to identify a life goal they are working […]
Domain(s) Goal Pursuit
Positive Affect
Target population Adult
Number of items 19
Administration format self-report
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Availability in other languages Persian
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Jo, D., Im, S., Suh, D. E., Spencer, S. D., & Masuda, A. (2023). The Personalized Psychological Flexibility Index (PPFI): An Item Response Theory Analysis with Racially Diverse College Students. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 45(3), 829–843.
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