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|Title: ||Re-refining the measurement of distress intolerance|
|Authors: ||Bebane, Saeed|
Flowe, Heather D.
|Issue Date: ||2015|
|Publisher: ||© Elsevier|
|Citation: ||BEBANE, S., FLOWE, H.D. and MALTBY, J., 2015. Re-refining the measurement of distress intolerance. Personality and Individual Differences, 85, pp. 159-164.|
|Abstract: ||The current study aims to present a parsimonious measure of five factors of distress intolerance as proposed by Zvolensky, Vujanovic, Bernstein, and Leyro (2010). Exploratory (n = 511) and confirmatory (n = 157) factor analytic studies of items from five established measures of distress intolerance suggest a 20-item measure representing five dimensions of distress intolerance (uncertainty, ambiguity, physical discomfort, frustration, and negative emotion). A comparison of latent factor models suggests that a bifactor model may present the best fit to the data, reflecting the identification of a general factor of distress intolerance while also recognizing the multidimensionality of the five group factors. The current findings suggest a parsimonious measure of five factors of distress intolerance, though further research may consider method and measurement biases and the convergent and discriminant validity of the subscales.|
|Description: ||This paper was accepted for publication in the journal Personality and Individual Differences and the definitive published version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2015.05.005.|
|Version: ||Accepted for publication|
|Publisher Link: ||http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2015.05.005|
|Appears in Collections:||Published Articles (Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences)|
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