The Acceptance and Action Questionnaire

AAQ-II

Below you will find a list of statements. Please rate how true each statement is for you by circling a number next to it. Use the scale below to make your choice.

 

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

never truevery seldom trueseldom truesometimes truefrequently truealmost always truealways true

 

1.Its OK if I remember   something unpleasant.1

2

3

4

5

6

7

2.My painful   experiences and memories   make it difficult for me to live a life that I would value.   R1

2

3

4

5

6

7

3.I’m afraid of my   feelings. R1

2

3

4

5

6

7

4.I worry about not being   able to control my worries   and feelings. R1

2

3

4

5

6

7

5.My   painful memories prevent me from   having a fulfilling life. R1

2

3

4

5

6

7

6.I am in control of my life.1

2

3

4

5

6

7

7.Emotions   cause problems in my life. R1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8.It   seems like most people are   handling their lives better than   I am. R1

2

3

4

5

6

7

9.Worries get in the way of   my success. R1

2

3

4

5

6

7

10.My   thoughts and feelings do not   get in the way of how I want to live my life.1

2

3

4

5

6

7

HIGHER SCORES INDICATE GREATER PSYCHOLOGICAL FLEXIBILITY. ITEMS WITH AN ‘RNEXT TO THEM ARE REVERSED FOR SCORING PURPOSES.

 

Construct validity

6 data sets: N ranged from 206-854 Reliability: .81 – .87

Variance accounted for by the one factor: 40 – 46 Scree plot also indicates one factor