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Assessment of psychological maltreatment: Psychometric properties of the Psychological Maltreatment Measure
Author/s: Maria Cristina Verrocchio, Daniela Marchetti, Amy J. L. Baker 
Year:  2014 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  19 Pg. 57-75 FullText PDF:  108 KB
DOI:  10.3280/MAL2014-001004
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Italian version. This research aims to evaluate the psychometric properties of an Italian version of the Psychological Maltreatment Measure (PMM-I) in a sample of 739 community members. The factor structure of the measure was explored, and internal consistency was tested. Finally, concurrent validity of the PMM-I with a measure of parental care and predictive validity to scores on distress occurrence and low levels of self-esteem were checked. Results, according to our assumptions and to the psychological maltreatment literature, show a two factor structure of the PMM-I, and suggest it is a reliable and valid measure for assessing psychological maltreatment in adult Italian samples.
Keywords: Psychological maltreatment, Psychological Maltreatment Measure, negative outcomes, assessment.

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Maria Cristina Verrocchio, Daniela Marchetti, Amy J. L. Baker, Assessment of psychological maltreatment: Psychometric properties of the Psychological Maltreatment Measure in "MALTRATTAMENTO E ABUSO ALL’INFANZIA" 1/2014, pp. 57-75, DOI:10.3280/MAL2014-001004


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