Adattamento e validazione del "Continuing Bonds Scale" nel contesto italiano. Uno strumento per studiare la persistenza del legame con il defunto nel lutto normale e patologico

Maria Luisa De Luca, Giuliano Grossi, Graziana Zaccarello, Rosella Greco, Marco Tineri, Enea Slavic, Alfredo Altomonte, Antonio Palummieri


Questo studio presenta la validazione italiana del questionario Continuing Bonds Scale (CBS) elaborato da Field e Filanosky (2010). Il questionario è costituito da due scale: una rappresenta il legame esternalizzato con il defunto (6 items) e l'altra rappresenta il legame internalizzato (10 items). È stato somministrato a 414 soggetti che hanno subito la perdita di una persona cara. L'analisi fattoriale esplorativa ha rivelato un modello a due fattori nellasoluzione con 16 item (KMO=.928, χ2=2694.84, df=120, p<.001). L'analisi fattoriale confermativa ha indicato che la soluzione a due fattori si adattava meglio ai dati (CFI=.935; TLI=.925; RMSEA=.063). I due fattori hanno dimostrato una buona attendibilità interna. Lo studio dimostra che la CBS ha buone proprietà psicometriche per l'utilizzo in ambito clinico.


lutto; validazione; Continuing Bonds Scale (CBS); questionario

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