Journal of Psychology & Psychotherapy

Journal of Psychology & Psychotherapy
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-0487

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Paulo Moraira

Department of electronics engineering from the University College of North Wales (UCNW), Bangor, UK

  • Research Article   
    The Beliefs about Psychological Problems Inventory (BAPPI): Development And Validity-Based Studies
    Author(s): Paulo Moraira*

    The clients’ belief systems are components of Effective Therapy Relationships. Thus, it is desirable to include clients’ beliefs about their psychological problems on systematic assessment protocols underlying the process of systematic treatment selection and of tailoring the treatment to the person. However, assessment instruments which specifically capture clients’ beliefs about their psychological problems are scarce. The objective of the studies presented was to evaluate the psychometric properties of the Beliefs About Psychological Problems Inventory (BAPPI), an assessment instrument of the clients’ beliefs about their psychological problems. Study 1 (Exploratory Factor Analysis) involved 200 individuals, and Study 2 (Confirmatory Factor Analysis and other validity studies), involved 545 individuals. Results revealed that the BAPPI presents a stable factor.. View More»

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