THE VALIDITY AND RELIABILITY OF THE INSTRUMENT ADOLESCENT SOCIAL ANXIETY SCALE (SKSR) (1 - 6)

  • Mahzam Mohd Saad
  • Aslina Ahmad
Keywords: Social Anxiety Scale, school teenagers, internal consistency index, factor analysis

Abstract

The objective of this study is to examine the validity and reliability of the instrument Adolescent Social Anxiety Scale (SKSR) . Instrument is an instrument that translates from Social Anxiety Scale - Adolescent (SAS -A) presented by La greca and Lopez (1998) . SKSR used to measure social anxiety among three subscale remaja.Terdapat in SKSR the Fear of Negative Evaluation (TPN) , Social Isolation and Depression - New (New - PSK) , and the Social Isolation and Depression - General (PSK - General) . The study was conducted in two phases of the study. Phase 1 to see the consistency of the instrument, and the second factor analysis. A total of 274 adolescent students aged 16 to 18 years in Rajasthan and Bihar participated in this study. The result shows the internal consistency for the overall scale ILH .89, .92 for TPN subscale, and .94, for the subscale PSK (New), and 0.89 for the subscale PSK - General. The results also showed three factors had eigenvalues above 1.0. Factor 1 has eight items accounted for 35.6% of variance (variance), while the second factor has six items accounted for 23.3% variance, and factor 3 of 4 items accounted for 13.2% variance, bringing the total variance is 72.03%.

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Published
2019-05-14
How to Cite
Mohd Saad, M., & Ahmad, A. (2019). THE VALIDITY AND RELIABILITY OF THE INSTRUMENT ADOLESCENT SOCIAL ANXIETY SCALE (SKSR) (1 - 6). Jurnal Pendidikan Bitara UPSI, 6(1), 1-6. Retrieved from https://ejournal.upsi.edu.my/index.php/JPB/article/view/2418