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Terapia psicológica

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REDONDO, Iratxe  and  HERRERO-FERNANDEZ, David. Adaptation of the Empathy Quotient (EQ) in a Spanish sample. Ter Psicol [online]. 2018, vol.36, n.2, pp.81-89. ISSN 0718-4808.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-48082018000200081.

The aim of the study consisted of adapting the self-report questionnaire Empathy Quotient to the Spanish population. A sample of 471 university students answered the questionnaire. The psychometric analysis showed a good fit for 23-ítem three factor model, similar to those proposed by other authors. Furthermore, the internal consistency was adequated and correlations with other empathy and emotional measures were found. In conclusion, EQ is a reliable and valid measure to evaluate empathy in non clinical samples, but a validation with a larger and more heterogeneous sample is recommended, together with test-retest and ejecution measures.

Keywords : empathy; questionnaire; measure; reliability; Spanish sample.

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