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Anales de Psicología

versión On-line ISSN 1695-2294versión impresa ISSN 0212-9728

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DOMINGUEZ-GUEDEA, Miriam Teresa  y  DIAZ-LOVING, Rolando. Elder's Family Caregiver Abnegation Scale. Anal. Psicol. [online]. 2016, vol.32, n.1, pp.224-233. ISSN 1695-2294.  http://dx.doi.org/10.6018/analesps.32.1.190411.

Literature about family caregivers of the elderly identify abnegation as a main attribute in those who assume the caregiving role. This characteristic comes at the expense of their own physical and/or emotional health; however, no psychometric instruments have been developed that study abnegation within large caregiver samples which can in turn generate evidence that could be integrated into comprehensive models of well-being in caregivers. Aided by the theoretical frame and empirical background of Mexican ethnopsychology, an abnegation scale was designed and applied to two caregivers samples (n1 = 115; n2=351), using non probabilistic sampling. Exploratory factor analysis revealed two dimensions that explained 60% of test variance: Self-modification to avoid familiar tensión and Selfdenial to meet family needs. Factor analysis through structural equation modeling confirmed the submitted measure model, in accordance to the following goodness of fit indexes: SRMR = .039, RMSEA = .062, CFI = .971, GFI = .975, NFI = .950. The scale showed adequate validity and reliability properties, indicating culturally relevant and conceptually clear factors.

Palabras clave : Abnegation; elder; family caregiver; validation; ethnopsychology.

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