Adaptation and validation into spanish of the EMMBEP psychological well-being scale in nursing students

Enrique Jesús Sáez Alvarez, Tânia Gonçalves Lourenço, Cristina Freitas Pestana, Zaida Borges Charepe, Isabel Mascarenhas Rabiais, Joée Ramón Matínez Riera

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INTRODUCTION. The COVID-19 pandemic could be leaving psychological consequences in the population, both the expected fact of a global reinfection, and the unequal temporal distribution between countries, impose on us the need to be prepared and have tools with the ability to measure in the appropriate context the personal response to this Crisis. OBJECTIVE. To carry rut the translation, cross-cultural adaptation and validation for students of Bachelor of Nursing in Spain of the "Measurement Scale of the Manifestations of Psychological Well-being" . METHOD. The target population was the students of the four courses of the Nursing Degree of the Catholic University of Valencia, Data collection was implemented through an online questionnaire within the @students ON quarentine protocal, The final sample was made up of 375 students. RESULTS AND CONCLUSION. The factcrial structure of the Portuguese scale is maintained, KMO: 0,923; Bartlett's 1. 4552,347 (p = .000) and Pearson's r by factors between .702 and .861, Therefore, we have an instrument with optimal criteria of construct validity and reliablity for the measurement of Psychological Well-being in Nursing Degree students in conditions of isolation.
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)51-58
Number of pages8
JournalRevista Rol de Enfermería
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2020


  • COVID-19
  • Psychological well-being scale
  • Adaptation
  • Nursing students

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