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VIA-Youth-2 (VIA-Y-R2) (Age 13-17) Psychometrics

Strength Cronbach"s Alpha
Appreciation of Beauty and Excellence 0.80
Bravery 0.79
Creativity 0.74
Curiosity 0.76
Fairness 0.66
Forgiveness 0.84
Gratitude 0.78
Honesty 0.76
Hope 0.81
Humility 0.77
Humor 0.87
Judgment 0.78
Kindness 0.68
Leadership 0.85
Love 0.78
Love of Learning 0.84
Perseverance 0.71
Perspective 0.72
Prudence 0.73
Self-Regulation 0.68
Social Intelligence 0.58
Spirituality* 0.78
Teamwork 0.72
Zest 0.76

VIA Youth-2 Citation

Jermann, M., & McGrath, R. E. (2022). Revision of the VIA Inventory of Strengths for Youth: 1. Item development, selection, and initial validation. Manuscript in preparation

VIA Youth-2 Languages

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