Psychometric properties of the Philadelphia Mindfulness Scale considering Portuguese smokers and non-smokers
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Keywords

Philadelphia Mindfulness Scale
confirmatory factor analysis
invariance
smokers

How to Cite

Rodrigues-Fernandes, H., Pereira, H. P., Almeida, L., Teixeira, C. M., & Vasconcelos-Raposo, J. (2021). Psychometric properties of the Philadelphia Mindfulness Scale considering Portuguese smokers and non-smokers. PsychTech & Health Journal, 5(1), 42-53. https://doi.org/10.26580/PTHJ.art35-2021

Abstract

Mindfulness, as a psychological process, has been a subject of a growing interest in scientific research. This study aimed to examine the reliability, factor validity, and measurement invariance (smokers and nonsmokers) a version of Philadelphia Mindfulness Scale (PHLMS), adapted for the Portuguese of Portugal. The sample consisted of 315 Portuguese adults between 18 and 62 years (M= 23.14; SD= 7.286) whit 110 smokers and 205 nonsmokers. The estimate of reliability for consciência size was 0.861 and 0.868 for the subscale acceptance. The confirmatory factor analysis showed a model adjusted to two factors without removing items. The multi-groups analysis supported the invariance of the instrument between smokers and non-smokers. The results show significant psychometric properties of PHLMS for use in research in Portuguese samples of adults.

https://doi.org/10.26580/PTHJ.art35-2021
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