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Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Faculty of Psychology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
PhD in Psychology, senior lecturer, Psychology department of Faculty of Social Sciences, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia
The article presents the results of adaptation and correction of the Russian-language version of the questionnaire “proactive copying inventory”. This questionnaire was translated into Russian by E.S. Starchenkova, but the results of its psychometric verification are not available in publications. The original Russian version of the questionnaire showed good consistency of scales (Cronbach’s alpha was greater than 0.77), but unsatisfactory compliance with empirical data by the results of confirmatory factor analysis (χ²(df) 3025.73 (1259); p <0.01; CFI 0.76; TLI 0 , 75, RMSEA 0.056). Based on the analysis of the theoretical model of the classification of coping behavior using the Confirmatory Factor Analysis, a shortened version of the questionnaire was proposed which has good indicators of compliance with the original data (χ²(df) 509,05 (307); CFI 0.95; TLI 0.94; RMSEA 0.04). The abbreviated version showed good indices of internal discriminant validity, and significant correlations were also obtained with the scales of the COPE questionnaire that were close in content.
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