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Zanjani Z, Yaghubi H, Fata L, Shairi M, Gholami Fesharaki M. psychometric properties of disgust propensity and sensitivity scale in Iranian sample. CPAP. 2016;
URL: http://cpap.shahed.ac.ir/article-1-1126-en.html

Abstract:   (961 Views)

Disgust was one of six basic emotions was introduced by Darwin. Disgust propensity and sensitivity scale is one of assessment tools of disgust. The aim was the survey of the factor structure and psychometric properties of this scale in Iranian population.

Method: This study was Descriptive research. The sample was consisted of 391 students of Shahed University that were selected by cluster sampling method. The used tools were disgust propensity and sensitivity scale, disgust scale- revised and Padoa scale. The Exploratory and Confirmatory factor analysis was used for survey of factor structure of this scale. Also, convergent validity, test-retest reliability and internal consistency of the scale were evaluated.

Results: The Exploratory factor analysis showed four factors: disgust emotion propensity, disgust emotion sensitivity, propensity for avoidance of disgusting stimuli, sensitivity for results of disgust. The Confirmatory factor analysis confirmed four factors and two factors version. Also, convergent validity and reliability of the scale were good.

Conclusion:  These findings showed this scale has a favorable factor structure, convergent validity and reliability. Therefore, it can be used in Iranian samples.

Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special

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