Table 2: Factor solution (Principal Factor Analysis, Promax rotation with Kaiser Normalization).

Factor
BHS OptimismBHS PessimismGeneralized Self-CriticismLOT Optimism

BHS no. 10.67
BHS no. 20.53
BHS no. 30.75
BHS no. 4
BHS no. 50.53
BHS no. 60.82
BHS no. 70.69
BHS no. 8
BHS no. 90.61
BHS no. 100.66
BHS no. 110.68
BHS no. 120.49
BHS no. 130.70
BHS no. 140.43
BHS no. 150.55
BHS no. 160.74
BHS no. 170.75
BHS no. 18
BHS no. 190.88
BHS no. 200.70
ATS no. 1−0.74
ATS no. 20.69
ATS no. 3−0.550.47
ATS no. 4
ATS no. 5
ATS no. 6−0.500.53
ATS no. 7
ATS no. 80.66
ATS no. 90.62
ATS no. 100.75
LOT no. 1−0.62
LOT no. 3
LOT no. 4−0.69
LOT no. 7
LOT no. 9
LOT no. 10−0.51

Cronbach alpha0.840.840.780.70

Extraction method: Principal Axis Factoring. Rotation method: Promax with Kaiser Normalization.