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Measurement Invariance of the Experiences in Close Relationships Questionnaire across Different Populations

  • Guido Alessandri (a1), Corrado Fagnani (a2), Giancarlo Di Gennaro (a3), Giulio Nicolò Meldolesi (a3), Paolo Pasquini (a4), Emanuele Caroppo (a5), Giovanni Martinotti (a6), Alessandro Toni (a1), Elisa Fabi (a1) and Angelo Picardi (a2)...

Abstract

The measurement invariance of the Experiences in Close Relationships (ECR) questionnaire was investigated across four samples of non-clinical subjects (N = 222), dermatological patients (N = 458), psychiatric inpatients (N = 156), and patients with drug-resistant epilepsy (N = 101). The results provided evidence of configural, metric, and scalar invariance across groups. Overall, our findings provide further support to the reliability and validity of the ECR.

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*Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Guido Alessandri. Assistant Professor. Sapienza Università di Roma. Department of Psychology. Via dei Marsi, 78. 00185. Roma (Italy). Phone: +39–0644427535. E-mail:guido.alessandri@uniroma1.it

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