Factor structure and psychometric characteristics conflict resolution styles questionnaire Rahim (ROCI-II) in Iranian couples

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1 Master of Science (MSc), Consultant and Psychological Services Center of Hormozgan Provincial Education Directorate, Bandar Abbas, Iran

2 Associate Professor of Counseling and Psychology, Faculty of Humanities, Hormozgan University, Bandar Abbas, Iran

3 Master of Family Counseling


Introduction: This study examined the factor structure and psychometric characteristics conflict resolution styles questionnaire  (ROCI-II)  among Iranian couples.
Methods: The study design is correlational research. The study sample included 300 married teachers, in Bandar Abbas, which were selected by multistage random cluster sampling. Research  instruments, were two questionnaires, ROCI-II and CRQ. Cronbach's alpha test used for reliability and the Pearson correlation coefficient, Exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis used for construct validity.
 Results: Cronbach's alpha for reliability ROCI-II  subscales at range was  0/70 to 0/75. split half coefficient of questionnaire reliability was 0/68. Exploratory factor analysis results showed that the questionnaire ROCI-II, include five factors, Integrating, Obligating, avoiding, dominating and compromising, these factors explained 70/81 percent of the total variance. Rotated load factor table showed that all factors with a load factor greater than 0/50. Confirmatory factor analysis results showed a five -factor  model questionnaire ROCI-II which were good fitness with data. Amount of fitness indicators were fairly reasonable. Positive and negative correlation between the subscales of ROCI-II and CRQ, showing convergent and divergent validity, were satisfactory.
Conclusion: finding showed ROCI-II, could measure marital conflict resolution styles among Iranian couples. This questionnaire can be used  for purposes of consultation and research on marital issues, couples therapy and  interpersonal with close relationships.


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