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Development and Validation of a Chinese Language Version of the Ruminative Thought Styles Questionnaire

Walsh, Erin; Shou, Yiyun; Han, Jin; Brinker, Jay


The Ruminative Thought Styles Questionnaire (RTS) conceptualizes rumination as repetitive, recurrent, intrusive, and uncontrollable thinking. This article outlines the development and validation of a Chinese language version of the RTS, the RTS-CH. Following independent translation, back translation, and final translation checking, the factor structure, convergent and divergent validity, and item-level congruence of the RTS-CH was examined and improved. The resultant scale showed equivalence to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment
DOI: 10.1177/0734282917696937


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