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Development and Properties of the Adolescent Friendship Attachment Scale

Wilkinson, Ross B


Two studies are reported presenting the development of the Adolescent Friendship Attachment Scale (AFAS), a 30 item self-report measure of adolescent close friendship conceptualized as an attachment relationship. Study One reports the results of exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses with a sample of 490 adolescents aged 13 to 19 years. A second-order factor model was supported with a single friendship attachment factor underlying three first order factors (Secure, Anxious/Ambivalent,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Youth and Adolescence
DOI: 10.1007/s10964-006-9141-7


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