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Early Memories of Warmth and Safeness Scale (EMWSS-B)

Title of the Portuguese Version

Escala de Memórias Precoces de Calor e Afeto – Versão breve

Original Version

Richter, A., Gilbert, P., & McEwan, K. (2009)

Portuguese Version

Vagos, P., Ribeiro da Silva, D., Brazão, N., Rijo, D., & Gilbert, P. (2016)

General Description

The EMWSS-B includes 9 items to evaluate the recollection of early experiences of warmth and safeness provided by others to the respondent. Its brief Portuguese version has been validated using community and forensic adolescent samples, aged 12 through 21 years old.

References
  • Richter, A., Gilbert, P., & McEwan, K. (2009). Development of an early memories of warmth and safeness scale and its relationship to psychopathology. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, 82, 171-184.

  • Vagos, P., Ribeiro da Silva, D., Brazão, N., Rijo, D., & Gilbert, P. (2016). The Early Memories of Warmth and Safeness Scale for adolescents: Cross-sample validation of the complete and short versions. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 24, 793-804. doi:10.1002/cpp.2059 http://hdl.handle.net/10316/46654

Contacts

Paula Vagos – paulavagos@fpce.uc.pt