• Đurđa Grijak Technical Faculty “Mihajlo Pupin”, Zrenjanin, University of Novi Sad



AIRS, authenticity, relationships, validation


The aim of this study was to evaluate some of the psychometric characteristics of the Serbian adaptation of the Authenticity in Relationships Scale (AIRS: Lopez & Rice, 2006). The two-factor structure was confirmed by confirmatory factor analysis applied on sample of 706 students. Factors of the scale are – Unacceptability of Deception and Intimate Risk Taking. Convergent validity and test-retest realibility was examined on the sample of 206 student. Convergent validity was examined by testing of correlations of two factors with positive and negative affect, self-esteem, dimensions of authenticity (authentic life, acceptance of external influence and self-alienation), satisfaction with relationship, satisfaction with partner's support. Both subscales have satisfying internal consistence, but very low test-retest reliability indicating nestability of authenticity in relationships of students.


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How to Cite

Grijak, Đurđa. (2018). VALIDATION OF SERBIAN ADAPTATION OF AUTHENTICITY IN RELATIONSHIPS SCALE - (AIRS). Primenjena Psihologija, 11(1), 89–104.



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