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Questionnaire on Attitudes and Beliefs about Sexuality and Sexual Education (QACSES)

Title of the Portuguese Version

Questionário de Atitudes e Crenças sobre Sexualidade e Educação Sexual

Portuguese Version

Carvalho, C. P., Pinheiro, M. R., Pinto Gouveia, J., & Vilar, D. (2016)

General Description

This self-report instrument was developed to assess beliefs about sexuality. The results of the dimensionality analysis of the scale, revealed a three-dimensional structure, composed by three factors:

  • F1 – Beliefs associated to gender and contraception (items 6, 7, 8, 9, 14 and 19) (α=.73)
  • F2 – Beliefs associated to violence in romantic relationships, gender and sexual behaviour (items 1, 4, 5, 11, 12, 13, 18 and 25) (α=.75)
  • F3 – Beliefs associated to the love relationship (items 20, 21 and 22) (α=.72)
References
  • Carvalho, C. P., Pinheiro, M. R., Pinto Gouveia, J., & Vilar, D. (2016). Attitudes and Beliefs Questionnaire about Sexuality and Sexual Education (ABQSSE) for adolescents: psychometric validation studies. Revista Psicologia da Criança e do Adolescente, 7(1-2), 345-363. http://hdl.handle.net/10316/47070

Contacts

Cristiana Pereira de Carvalho – cristianapc@hotmail.com

Maria do Rosário Pinheiro – mrpinheiro@fpce.uc.pt