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Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Post-Traumatic Growth Inventory After the Chilean Earthquake

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The Post-Traumatic Growth Inventory (PTGI) was validated for the first time in South America using a sample of 270 people exposed to the February 27, 2010, Chilean earthquake. Analyses indicated validity ranging between regular and good for the PTGI's five original dimensions. However, an alternative three-factor version (PTGI-2) proposed here also had good adjustment indicators (CMIN/df = 3.133, RMSEA = .089, NFI = .843, CFI = .887, PNFI = .747). The new proposed structure is discussed in order to contribute to the debate on the constructs that compose it. We recommend use of the PTGI-2 because it has higher theoretical consistency and is more parsimonious.
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Keywords: confirmatory factor analysis; earthquake; posttraumatic growth; psychosocial impact; tsunami

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Faculty of Psychology, University of Talca, Talca, Chile

Publication date: July 4, 2015

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