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Interpersonal Reactivity Index: Cultural adaptation and psychometric analysis in undergraduate Colombian students
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Keywords

empatía disposicional
validación cultural
Escala de Reactividad Interpersonal dispositional empathy
cultural validation
Interpersonal Reactivity Index

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Chaparro, R., & Pineda-Roa, C. A. (2020). Interpersonal Reactivity Index: Cultural adaptation and psychometric analysis in undergraduate Colombian students. Revista Interamericana De Psicología/Interamerican Journal of Psychology, 54(2), e1213. https://doi.org/10.30849/ripijp.v54i2.1213

Abstract

A cultural validation of the Interpersonal Reactivity Inventory (IRI) was carried out, translating into Spanish and reviewing its psychometrical properties, evaluating two-factor, four-factor and four-factor + one general-factor models. 386 university students participated in a non-probabilistic sampling (18 - 30 years old, M=20.2; SD=2.6). The reliability of the dimensions was adequate (Cronbach's alpha 0.66 <α <0.78; McDonald's Omega 0.70 <Ω <0.80). Confirmatory Factor Analysis showed good fit to four-factor model and for four-factor + one general-factor model and insufficient in two-factor model. Women showed higher scores in affective dimensions whereas men showed higher scores in cognitive dimensions. IRI 22 items reduced version shows good psychometric properties in young Colombian population.

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