Actualidades en Psicología ISSN Impreso: 0258-6444 ISSN electrónico: 2215-3535

Psychometric Properties of the Acceptance and Action Questionnaire-II in Ecuadorian Adults
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inflexibilidad psicológica
adaptación de escalas
psychological inflexibility
scale adaptation

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Arias, P. R., Barraca, J. ., & García, F. E. . (2023). Psychometric Properties of the Acceptance and Action Questionnaire-II in Ecuadorian Adults . Actualidades En Psicología, 37(134), 99–116.


Objective. To analyze AAQ-II psychometric properties on the Ecuadorian people. Method. In this study, the psychometric properties of the Acceptance and Action Questionnaire-II (AAQ-II) were evaluated in an Ecuadorian population. A total of 450 people between 18 and 53 years of age, 46.7% of whom were women, participated. Results. The confirmatory factor analysis found a three-dimensional structure: memory avoidance, emotional avoidance, and lack of self-control. An analysis of invariance between men and women revealed that the scale is invariant by sex. The scale was found to have good internal consistency (α = .90). The validity of the AAQ-II as a tool to assess experiential avoidance in an Ecuadorian adult population is discussed.
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