Translation and Validation of Mooney Problem Checklist for Students of High Schools


  • Rabia Murtaza Institute of Southern Punjab, Multan, Pakistan Author
  • Shamila Akhtar Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan Author
  • Dr. Alishba Hania Department of Psychology, Institute of Southern Punjab, Pakistan Author
  • Motasem Mirza Bahria University Lahore Campus, Pakistan Author



Mooney Problem Checklist, Translation Method, High Schools Students


The study was conducted to translate and validate the Mooney Problem Checklist of high schools form. The MPCL with eleven dimensions was administered to 150 students of high schools, who were selected from government and private sector of education. Grade 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th of high schools students were considered with age range (12-18) years. This study analyzed correlation frequency and confirmative analysis. The analysis was conducted using SPSS 25th Version to examine the psychometric properties such as item fit statistics, removable items, unidimensionality, local independence, and item polarity validity. The results obtained showed that 329 items from high school form were found to have fulfilled the main assumption and measurement criteria of MPCLs. This study provides a significant contribution to improving the scale development and validation of the MPCL instrument. The results of high school students, there are 55 pairs of dimensions relationship that existed from 11 dimensions of MPCL. The results suggest that 21 pairs of dimensions have a very strong relationship, 30 have a strong and 4 pair has a moderate relationship. The findings reveal that the strongest pair MR -CTP (r= 0.892, p=0.000), has a very strong correlation. The weakest pair HPD-CSM (r=0.422, p=0.000) has a moderate correlation. This study shows the strength of the dimensions in MPCL in proving the suitability of the items used for replication in the context of schools.


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How to Cite

Murtaza, R., Akhtar, S., Hania, A. ., & Mirza, M. (2023). Translation and Validation of Mooney Problem Checklist for Students of High Schools. Bulletin of Business and Economics (BBE), 12(3), 310-329.

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