PSYCHOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF THE EMOTIONAL EXHAUSTION SCALE OF PRIVATE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

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  • Sergio Alexis Dominguez Lara Universidad Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, Perú

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.19083/ridu.7.186

Keywords:

emotional exhaustion, reliability, validity, college students

Abstract

The aim of this instrumental study was to analyze the psychometric properties of theEmotional Exhaustion Scale (EES) in a sample of 233 private university students of psychologywith ages between of 16 and 44 years old (M = 20.9). The factor analysis reveals that the EESpresents a one-dimensional structure (a factor that explains 43.361% of the total variance) andthere was a significant and positive correlation between anxiety and depression and a significantand negative correlation with Academic Self-Efficacy. Furthermore, regarding reliability, the ordinalalpha is adequate (.853). To conclude, the EAPESA has suitable psychometric properties to continuevalidation studies, which reaffirms its use as an instrument to evaluate emotional exhaustion.

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Published

2013-12-20

How to Cite

Dominguez Lara, S. A. (2013). PSYCHOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF THE EMOTIONAL EXHAUSTION SCALE OF PRIVATE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS. Revista Digital De Investigación En Docencia Universitaria [Digital Journal of University Teaching Research], 7(1), 45–55. https://doi.org/10.19083/ridu.7.186

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