Appearance Schemas Inventory Revised: Psychometric Properties of the Greek Version in a Female Sample

Argyrides, Marios ; Kkeli, Natalie (2013)


The current study examined the psychometric properties of a Greek version of the Appearance Schemas Inventory – Revised (ASI-R). A total of 269 university female students (mean age = 25.1 years, SD = 3.81; mean height = 163cm, SD = 6.1cm; mean weight = 57.9Kg, SD = 10.78) were administered the Greek Multidimensional Body-Self Relations Questionnaire-Appearance Scales (MBSRQ-AS) and the Greek Appearance Schemas Inventory-Revised (ASI-R). A Principal Components Analysis revealed that the Greek ASI-R items significantly loaded with the original scale’s two main factors. Internal consistencies of the subscales ranged from .87 to .93. One-month test-retest reliability coefficients ranged from .90 to. 95. Convergent validity was also confirmed as the Greek ASI-R subscales correlated significantly with the MBSRQ-AS. Group comparisons were also conducted comparing normal weight to overweight and obese individuals with significant differences indicating support for the sensitivity of the scale.

Except where otherwise noted, this item's license is described as © NAJP