Validity and Reliability Of Defens Style Questionaire (DSQ-40) in Iranian Samples

روانشناسی بالینی و شخصیت. 2007;1(22):11-27


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Journal Title: روانشناسی بالینی و شخصیت

ISSN: 2345-2188 (Print); 2345-4784 (Online)

Publisher: Shahed University

LCC Subject Category: Philosophy. Psychology. Religion: Psychology

Country of publisher: Iran, Islamic Republic of

Language of fulltext: Persian

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L. Heidari Nasab ( Shahed University )
M. Mansouri ( Tehran University )
P. Azadfallah ( Tabiyat Modarres University )
M.R. Shaieeri ( )


Double blind peer review

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Time From Submission to Publication: 24 weeks


Abstract | Full Text

This study has examined defense styles in Iranian samples with psychometric properties Defens Style Questionaaire(DSQ-40). 1067 subjects are (666 high school students , age mean:16.61 SD :1.13 and 401 university students , age mean:21.3 ,SD : 3.8, 527 female, 540 male) that participated in this investigation. Internal consistency, concurrent validity , content validity , test-retest and cronbach α in Defense Style Questionaaire for Iraninan sample were computed. Results showed appears the DSQ-40 to be a reliable(α = /81-/87)and valid instrument (Its properties concerning content validity, concurrent validity and construct validity)for Iraninan sample .