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Self-Construal and its relationship with Individualism -Collectivism in Egypt PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 06 July 2018 14:42

Elsaeed Dardara (Psychology Department, Minia University, Minia, 61517, Egypt & The University College of Al-Qunfodaha, Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia)

DIP: 18.01.019/20180602


This article studied the authenticity and validity of the Egyptian Version of Singelis’s (1994) 30-item Self-Construal Scale (SCS). The Participants in this study consisted of 419 undergraduate students where they completed (SCS) scale and the Individualism-Collectivism (IND-COL) Scale. Results of factor analysis showed two interpretations: Independent and Interdependent Self Construal in Egypt environment. The internal consistency of the Inter. and Ind. SC subscales were found to be 0.89, 0.27 respectively. The Cronbach alphas of the Inter. and Ind. SC subscales were found to be 0.83, and 0.46 respectively. The Inter. SC Positively related to Collectivism but no significant relationship was found between Ind. SC and Individualism. Possible culture limitations of Self-Construal are discussed.

Keywords: Self-Construal Scale, Individualism-Collectivism Scale, Psychometric Properties.

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Received: March 21, 2018; Revision Received: April 6, 2018; Accepted: May 20, 2018

How to cite this article: Dardara E (2018). Self-construal and its relationship with individualism -collectivism in Egypt. International Journal of Indian Psychology, 6(2), 181-189.  DIP:18.01.019/20180602, DOI:10.25215/0602.019


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