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Turkish Adaptation of the Positive-Negative Relationship Quality (PN-RQ) Scale: A Reliability and Validity Study

Version 1 : Received: 8 April 2019 / Approved: 9 April 2019 / Online: 9 April 2019 (12:44:27 CEST)

How to cite: Araz, A.; Güngör, D.; Aşçı, E. Turkish Adaptation of the Positive-Negative Relationship Quality (PN-RQ) Scale: A Reliability and Validity Study. Preprints 2019, 2019040110 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201904.0110.v1). Araz, A.; Güngör, D.; Aşçı, E. Turkish Adaptation of the Positive-Negative Relationship Quality (PN-RQ) Scale: A Reliability and Validity Study. Preprints 2019, 2019040110 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201904.0110.v1).

Abstract

The present study investigates the reliability and validity of the Positive-Negative Relationship Quality (PN-RQ) scale in Turkey. In order to determine the validity and reliability of the scale, two studies were performed. The first was carried out with emerging adults (university students) who were in a romantic relationship (148 females, 43 males, and 2 unkown) and had the main purpose to examine the structure validity of the measurement tool in the Turkish sample with an exploratory analysis. Study 2 was performed online with 513 married adults (359 females, 149 males, and 5 unknown); confirmatory findings and criterion validity studies were added. Exploratory factor analyses revealed that relationship quality had a two-factor structure and that there was also a negative relationship between the factors. Confirmatory factor analyses on the married sample showed that the bi-factor model provided evidence for the multidimensional nature of the scale. Both studies demonstrated high internal consistency.

Subject Areas

positive-negative relationship quality; reliability; validity; confirmatory factor analysis (CFA); bifactor

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