Journal of Psychology & Psychotherapy

Journal of Psychology & Psychotherapy
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-0487

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Ethel Quayle

Department of Clinical Psychology, School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh, UK

  • Research Article   
    Psychometric Properties of the Experiences in Close Relationship Scale (Short Form) with Pakistani Adolescents
    Author(s): Somia Imran*, Angus MacBeth, Ethel Quayle and Stella W.Y. Chan

    Objective: Despite the increased interest globally in youth mental health, there is a lack of culturally-adapted psychometric measures for use with adolescents within the South Asian context in general, and Pakistan specifically. To address this gap one of the most efficient and cost effective methodological developments is to translate and validate psychometrically sound measures rather than developing indigenous scales. Method: This study validated the Experiences in Close Relationship Scale-12 (ECR-12), in a sample of Pakistani adolescents, using an Urdu translation. The ECR-12, Relationship Questionnaire (RQ), the Rosenberg`s Self-Esteem Scale (RSES), and the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) were administered to 400 adolescents aged 12-18 years from three schools in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Cronbach’s a.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2161-0487.20.10.379

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