The Relationship Self-Efficacy Scale is a 35-item instrument which asks “Within your present relationship, how confident are YOU in YOUR ability to do each of the following?," and then lists 35 “adaptive relationship maintenance behaviors” which Respondents rate using a 9-point Likert-type scale ranging from “I’m not sure at all” to “I’m completely sure”.
Frederick G, Lopez, Wendy Monia, and Kenneth G, Rice
Reliability and Validity
Lopez, Morua, & Rice, 2007 exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses on independent samples of college students, Cronbach's coefficient alpha for internal consistency reliability of the scores on the 35-item RSE for the study sample was .94.
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University of Houston
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Matsushima, R., & Shiomi, K. (2003). “Developing a scale of self-efficacy in personal relationships for adolescents.” Psychol Rep; 92(1): 177-84.
Song, Zhaoli & Lim, Angeline. (2000). “The Impact of Relationship Self-Efficacy and Conative Appraisals on Affective Responses to Social Interactions.” National University of Singapore & University of Colorado at Boulder.