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The Italian Adaptation of Interpersonal Communication Competences Questionnaire

  • Michelle Semonella
  • Alice Chirico
  • Elisa Pedroli
  • Andrea Gaggioli
  • Giuseppe Riva
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 253)

Abstract

There has been a growing interest in assessing interpersonal communication competences, to understand how to empower them in specific domains. The aim of this study was to create an Italian adaptation of the Interpersonal Communication Competence Scale (ICCS), by Rubin & Martin. The study was designed to assess the structure of the ICCS and to determine the number of components needed to adequately describe the psychological constructs of Interpersonal Communication Competence in the Italian sample. The questionnaire was administered to 137 subjects. Adopting an analytic process using an exploratory factor analysis, the steps yield a seven factor solution composed of 26 items. We discussed results and future directions concerning interpersonal communication competence scale.

Keywords

Interpersonal communication competences Questionnaire ICCS Psychometrics Italian adaptation Communication 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michelle Semonella
    • 1
  • Alice Chirico
    • 2
  • Elisa Pedroli
    • 1
  • Andrea Gaggioli
    • 1
    • 2
  • Giuseppe Riva
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Applied Technology for Neuropsychology LabIstituto Auxologico Italiano, IRCCSMilanItaly
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyUniversità Cattolica del Sacro CuoreMilanItaly

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