Measurement of psychological entitlement in 28 countries

Magdalena Żemojtel-Piotrowska and Jarosław Piotrowski and Jan Cieciuch and Rachel M Calogero and Alain Van Hiel and Piergiorgio Argentero and Sergiu Bălţătescu and Piergiorgio Argentero and Tomasz Baran and Gopa Bhardwaj and Marcin Bukowski and Melania Chargazia and Amanda Clinton and Murnizam Halik and Dzintra Iliško and Narnie Khachatryan and Martina Klicperova-Baker and Jaroslav Košťál and Monika Kovacs and Eva Letovancová and Kadi Liik and Alison J. Marganski and Jaroslaw M Michalowski and Iwo Nord and Elena Paspalanova and Pablo Perez de Leon and Jose Techera and Mariaon Rochas and Joanna Różycka-Tran and Aleksandra Sawicka and Beate Seibt and Iryna Semkiv and Habib Tiliouine and Truong Khanh Ha and Kees van den Bos and Eduardo Wills and Mariano Rojas (2015) Measurement of psychological entitlement in 28 countries. European Journal of Psychological Assessment. pp. 1-11. ISSN 1015-5759

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This article presents the cross-cultural validation of the Entitlement Attitudes Questionnaire, a tool designed to measure three facets of psychological entitlement: active, passive, and revenge entitlement. Active entitlement was defined as the tendency to protect individual rights based on self-worthiness. Passive entitlement was defined as the belief in obligations to and expectations toward other people and institutions for the fulfillment of the individual’s needs. Revenge entitlement was defined as the tendency to protect one’s individual rights when violated by others and the tendency to reciprocate insults. The 15-item EAQ was validated in a series of three studies: the first one on a general Polish sample (N = 1,900), the second one on a sample of Polish students (N = 199), and the third one on student samples from 28 countries (N = 5,979). A three-factor solution was confirmed across all samples. Examination of measurement equivalence indicated partial metric invariance of EAQ for all national samples. Discriminant and convergent validity of the EAQ was also confirmed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: psychological entitlement, Entitlement Attitudes Questionnaire, cross-cultural research, measurement invariance
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Depositing User: NORAINI LABUK -
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2018 16:57
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2018 16:57

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