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Avoidance and Fusion Questionnaire for Youth (AFQ-Y)

The Avoidance and Fusion Questionnaire for Youth (AFQ-Y) is a 17-item, recently revised to an 8-item measure, generated to represent a theoretically cohesive conceptualization of psychological inflexibility.

ACT, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Avoidance, Fusion
Shawn Boles
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Contact

Laurie Greco, Ph. D.
325 Stadler Hall
One University Boulevard
Saint Louis, MO 63121

Phone: (314) 516-5470
Fax: (314) 516-5392


grecol@umsl.edu

Citation and Copyright

Revised Avoidance & Fusion Questionnaire for Youth (AFQ-Y; Greco, Murrell, & Coyne, 2005)
Yes

Instrument

A one page measure, with items (17 or 8 depending on version) using a 5 point Likert scale with responses ranging from 0 (not true at all) to 4 (very true)
upload/AFQ17_9316584.pdf
upload/AFQY8_2788751.pdf

Assessment Modality

Respondent

Instrument Details

students grades 5 to 10
English, and being evaluated in Holland (Dutch), Spain (Spanish), Korea (Korean), Sweden (Swedish), Ireland (English), and Australia (English)
unknown, but probably less than 5 minutes
17 or 8
Single Factor

Publications & Presentations

Greco, L. A., Ball, S. M., Dew, S. E., Lambert, W., & Baer, R. A. (accepted for publication, Psychological Assessment) Psychological Inflexibility in Childhood and Adolescence:Development and Evaluation of the Avoidance and Fusion Questionnaire for Youth (accepted for publication, Psychological Assessment)

Manual

Psychometric Properties

Psychometrics for Avoidance and Fusion Questionnaire for Youth (AFQ-Y) - Shawn Boles
Psychometrics for Avoidance and Fusion Questionnaire for Youth (AFQ-Y) - Shawn Boles