DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2013.09.005
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Cirilo H. García, Héctor L. Díaz, Arnoldo Téllez, Fuensanta López, Juan Martínez, Lorenzo Sánchez, Enrique García

Abstract: This is a report of the validation process of two scales that measure the OIS-García (optimist interactive style). An attempt was made to establish construct and convergent validity for these two scales. Towards this end, we relied on the Spanish version of the LOT-R (life orientation test-revised). Participants were 350 relatives of a cancer patient with a mean age of 39.87 years (SD = 14.88) and an age range going from 15 to 79 years. Each of the new versions of the OIS1-García and OIS2-García comprised 10 …

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