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Experiences in Close Relationships scale (ECR)

 


Assessment name:  Experiences in Close Relationships scale (ECR)

Scale overview: The 36-item Experiences in Close Relationships scale is a self-report

measure of adult attachment that assesses anxious and avoidant attachment.

Authors: Brennan and others

Response Type: 7-point rating scale

Scale items: There are 36-items. Each scale consists of 18-items.

Anxious Attachment, ECRANX

I'm afraid that I will lose my partner's love.

Avoidant Attachment, ECRAVO

I prefer not to be too close to romantic partners.

Psychometric properties

Alpha values for the two subscales were good. See reports for details.


 

Availability:

An online version was available in 2023 at this link:   

 https://openpsychometrics.org/tests/ECR.php

Online link to pdf  

https://fetzer.org/sites/default/files/images/stories/pdf/selfmeasures/Attachment-ExperienceinCloseRelationshipsRevised.pdf

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References for the scale

Brennan, K. A., Clark, C. L., & Shaver, P. R. (1998). Self-report measurement of adult romantic attachment: An integrative overview. In J. A. Simpson & W. S. Rholes (Eds.), Attachment theory and close relationships (pp. 46 –76). New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Fraley, R. C., Waller, N. G., & Brennan, K. A. (2000). An item-response theory analysis of self-report measures of adult attachment. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 78, 350-365.

 

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