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Experimental Psychology (Russia)

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 2072-7593

ISSN (online): 2311-7036

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17759/exppsy

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Russian adaptation of social problem-solving inventory-r (SPSI-R)

Danina M.M., Ph.D. in Psychology, senior researcher of the laboratory of scientific foundations of psychotherapy and psychology konsultirovanie, Federal state budgetary institution "P. RAO", Moscow, Russia, mdanina@yandex.ru
Kiselnikova N.V., Ph.D. in Psychology, Deputy Director on science, head of laboratory of scientific foundations of psychotherapy and counseling Federal state scientific institution "Psychological Institute", Federal state budgetary institution "P. RAO", Moscow, Russia, nv_psy@mail.ru
Kuminskya E.A., Research Associate, Graduate Student, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, j-aquarius@bk.ru
Abstract
The paper presents an original questionnaire measuring abilities of social problem-solving, based on a theory of social problem-solving of D’Zurilla. Aprobation of the questionnaire, its psychometric qualities were investigated on a sample of 329 individuals (95 males, 234 females). The factors were investigated and construct validity was tested on an additional sample of 466 individuals (80 males, 385 females). Structural equations were used to test the factor structure of the 38-items questionnaire. To test construct validity, we used COPE-questionnaire and the Diener’s Scale of life satisfaction. The results fit the hypothesis about the correlation with p<0,001. The presented diagnostic measure is valid and can be used in research.

Keywords: social problem-solving, questionnaire, construct validity, confirmatory factor analysis

Column: Research Methods

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17759/exppsy.2017100304

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