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Validazione della versione per adulti della Health Locus of Control Scale (HLCS)
Titolo Rivista: PSICOLOGIA DELLA SALUTE 
Autori/Curatori: Anna Rosa Donizzetti, Giovanna Petrillo 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2015 Fascicolo: Lingua: Italiano 
Numero pagine:  17 P. 126-142 Dimensione file:  220 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PDS2015-003007
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È ormai riconosciuto che il locus of control della salute è un costrutto importante per la comprensione e la previsione dei comportamenti salutari, ma le proprietà psicometriche degli strumenti di rilevazione disponibili non sono pienamente accertate. Obiettivo di questo studio è stato quello di verificare le proprietà psicometriche dell’Health Locus of Control Scale (HLCS) per adolescenti di Donizzetti e Petrillo (2011) in una popolazione di adulti. I 922 partecipanti, equamente distribuiti per sesso (50.2% maschi), hanno un’età media di 52.2 anni (DS = 20.20). Le analisi fattoriali confermative hanno accertato la struttura a tre dimensioni, le analisi correlazionali ne hanno dimostrato la validità convergente e discriminante e le analisi confermative multi-gruppo ne hanno confermat l’invarianza per genere. L’HLCS, che nella versione per adulti consta di 13 item, si è confermata uno strumento valido ed affidabile. Di facile somministrazione, esso è utilizzabile con finalità di ricerca e di intervento per la rilevazione delle credenze circa il controllo della propria salute fisica anche in popolazioni di adulti.


Keywords: Locus of control della salute; HLCS; Validazione di Scale di misura; Adulti.

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