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Ghamarani A, Kajbaf M B, Oreyzi H R, Amiri S. The study of the validity and reliability of the Gratitude Questionnaire -6 (GQ-6) in high school students. Journal title 2009; 3 (1) :77-86
URL: http://rph.khu.ac.ir/article-1-103-en.html
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The aim of this research was to study  the validity and reliability of the Gratitude Questionnaire -6 (GQ-6, Emmons, McCullough & Tsang,2002) in a sample of  high school students (100 girls and 100 boys) in Birjand. The validity of the questionnaire were evaluated with content validity, item analysis (item – total correlations), convergent validity and factor analysis. The reliability of the mentioned questionnaire, studied through: test–retest, Cronbach’s Alpha, and split – half reliability. The results indicated that the scale had satisfied item analysis, convergent validity, internal consistency, test–retest and split–half reliability. Factor analysis yielded one general factor. Taken together, the results of this study indicated that the GQ-6 possesses good psychometric qualities for use in Iran.
     
Type of Study: Research |
Published: 2009/05/15

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