Psychometric properties of the posttraumatic growth inventory-short form among Chilean adults - Garc ía FE, Wlodarczyk A.

This study evaluated the factorial structure, internal consistency, and construct validity of the Chilean version of the Posttraumatic Growth Inventory-Short Form. The participants were 1,817 Chilean adults who had experienced the 2010 earthquake in Chile ...
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