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Further validation of the Dutch version of the Enright Forgiveness Inventory.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17063390     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This study examined the reliability, construct validity, and factor pattern of the Dutch version of the Enright Forgiveness Inventory (EFI) in a sample of 731 respondents (heterosexually married adults, 359 males and 372 females) in Belgium. The Cronbach alpha for EFI total (.98) and all its subscales, Positive Affect (PA) (.95), Negative Affect (NA) (.92), Positive Behaviour (PB) (.94), Negative Behaviour (NB) (.94), Positive Cognition (PC) (.95), Negative Cognition (NC) (.93) were high. The construct validity of the scale was measured by a 1-item scale. The 1-item scale proved to be positive, strong and significantly (p < .001) correlated with EFI (.73). Principal components analysis in an Initial Factor Method found a one-factor solution confirming the unidimensional structure of EFI.
Jose Orathinkal; Alfons Vansteenwegen; Robert D Enright; Robert Stroobants
Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article     Date:  2006-10-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Community mental health journal     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0010-3853     ISO Abbreviation:  Community Ment Health J     Publication Date:  2007 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-04-18     Completed Date:  2007-09-17     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0005735     Medline TA:  Community Ment Health J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  109-28     Citation Subset:  IM    
Family and Sexuality Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, K.Leopold 1 Straat-12, Leuven, 3000, Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Adaptation, Psychological*
Cross-Cultural Comparison*
Interpersonal Relations*
Middle Aged
Personality Inventory / statistics & numerical data*
Psychometrics / statistics & numerical data
Reproducibility of Results
Social Behavior*

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