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Measuring positive emotionality: A review of instruments assessing love

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Jane E. Myers, Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Love is a multidimensional construct that has proven difficult to define and, consequently, challenging to measure. A variety of available instruments purport to measure aspects of love, 9 of which are reviewed and discussed in this article. Researchers and practitioners are advised to study definitions of the love construct as well as psychometric properties of instruments in selecting measures of love appropriate to their purposes.

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Publication
Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 34, 238-254
Language: English
Date: 2002
Keywords
love, instruments, positive emotionality