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HSP-Test für Hochsensibilität
The HSP Test for Highly Sensitive Persons measures high sensitivity with 24 items on the three underlying factors "Ease of Excitation" (EOE), "Low Sensory Threshold" (LST), and "High Sensitivity" (HSE). Reliability: The reliability of the scales in the long form lies between Cronbach's alpha = .79 and alpha = .85; the values for the short form are somewhat lower. The reliability of the scales in the long form lies between Cronbach's alpha = .79 and alpha = .85; the values for the short form are somewhat lower. Validity: Factorial validity was tested in a large sample (n = 65 280) using confirmatory factor analysis. In addition, expectancy-compliant interscale correlations and expectancy-compliant correlations with childhood experiences and behavioral criteria were found.
Leibniz Institute for Psychology (ZPID). (2022). Open Test Archive: HSP. HSP-Test für Hochsensibilität. Available at: https://www.testarchiv.eu/en/test/9008351
Satow, L. (2022). HSP. HSP-Test für Hochsensibilität [Verfahrensdokumentation, Fragebogen in Lang- und Kurzform, Testdokumentation]. In Leibniz-Institut für Psychologie (ZPID) (Hrsg.), Open Test Archive. Trier: ZPID.
Short Name HSP
English Name HSP-Test for Highly Sensitive Persons
Authors Satow, L.
Published in Test archive 2022
Copyright/Licence Copyright Author; CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0
Key words Sensitivity (Personality); Emotions; Emotional States; Emotional Responses; Social Perception; Perceptual Stimulation
Language versions deu
Construct High Sensitivity (Aron, 2011)
Application age 16 years old and older
Item number 24 items (long form); 9 items (short form)
Subscales 3 subscales: (1) Ease of Excitation, (2) Low Sensory Threshold , (3) High Sensitivity
Application Time 3-5 minutes
Interpretation time Less than 1 minute per case
Reliability Internal consistency: Cronbach's alpha = .79-.85 (long form), alpha = .73-.81 (short form).
Validity Evidence for factorial validity and criterion validity.
Norms Age- and gender-specific norms as well as means and standard deviations.
Applications Career counseling, Coaching, Research, Teaching; Appraisal, Clinical Diagnostics
There is no abstract in English available. Short information about the measure can be found under Overview. More can be found on the German pages.
There is no review in English available. Short information about the measure can be found under Overview. More can be found on the German pages.
First published in
Satow, L. (2022). HSP-Test für Hochsensibilität: Test- und Skalendokumentation (ISBN: 978-3-949416-02-6). https://www.drsatow.de/tests/hsp-test/
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