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Romanticism Scale (ROM) « Surveys/Scales « Downloads

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Date postedJanuary 31, 2012
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CategoriesSurveys/Scales, Social

Description

Background:
The following scale can be used to assess the level of romanticism within a relationship (Gaines et al., 1999). The scale was developed for and tested with a group of interracial couples.

.Developers:
Stanley O. Gaines, Diana I. Rios, Cherlyn S. Granrose, Katrina L. Bledsoe, Karlyn R. Farris, Mary S. Page Youn, and Ben F. Garcia

Copyright:
Publisher: Sage Publications, The Association of Black Psychologists

References:
Gaines, S.O, Jr., Rios, D.I., Granrose, C.S., Bledsoe, K.L., Farris, K.R., Youn, M.S.P., & Garcia, B.F. (1999). Romanticism and interpersonal resource exchange among African American-Anglo and other interracial couples. Journal of Black Psychology 25, 461-489.

Reliability:
Internal consistency:
Cronbach alpha (men) = 0.71
Cronbach alpha (women) = 0.66 (Gaines et al., 1999)

Clinical:
Quality of Life