University students leaving relationships (USLR): Scale development and gender differences in decisions to leave romantic relationships

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The University Students Leaving Relationships scale was developed to identify student concerns when contemplating dissolution of romantic relationships. Participants included 1,106 students who rated the importance of issues when deciding to leave relationships. Factor analysis produced three dimensions: Missing the Relationship, Social Embarrassment, and Fear of Harm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)232-242
Number of pages11
JournalMeasurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development
Volume46
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2013

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Applied Psychology
  • Psychology (miscellaneous)

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