This study deals with the psychometric
properties and derivation of norms for an Arabic version of the
Overexcitability Questionnaire-Two, OEQII. The standardization sample consisted
of 289 students (159 males, 130 females) ranging from 15-17 years in age. Factor analysis and one-way ANOVA reveals a good
construct, factorial, and discriminatory validity. The Cronbach-a formula was used to estimate internal
consistency coefficients. All the results indicate acceptable reliability for
the OEQII. The Overexcitabilities scores were distributed normally in terms of
the age range. And the Deviation for the Overexcitabilities degrees and
percentiles were calculated for each group of the sample. Finally, results indicated
no statistical difference at (α=0.05) among males and females students in the
total scale, the female tended to do better in the overall average of the OEQII andin Sensual and in Emotional Overexcitability: Overall, the OEQII appears to have acceptable
psychometric characteristics allowing for use instrument to promote the use of
strength-based learning activities to enhance instructional practice and
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