Brief Shame and Guilt Questionnaire for Children


Available in Dutch and English; 12 items The Brief Shame and Guilt Questionnaire is developed by S. Novin and C. Rieffe. The questionnaire consists of two scales measuring shame- and guilt- proneness. The item response format for the twelve items is: not at all, a little, a lot. Only the Dutch version of the questionnaire is validated. There is an English version available that has not yet been validated.

Novin, S. & Rieffe, C. (2015). Validation of the Brief Shame and Guilt Questionnaire for Children. Personality and Individual Differences, 85, 56-59.

Here you can download different versions of the EAQ:

Dutch version: pdf

English version (not yet validated): pdf


Please note that we currently do not have norm scores or cut-off scores for our questionnaires. Read Frequently Asked Questions for more details. 

Questions about this questionnaire can be mailed to Yung-Ting Tsou, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..