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Psychometric Properties of Rusbult’s Relationship Investment Scale

Lili Amirsardari 1 and Ali Khademi 1 , *
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1 Department of Psychology, Urmia Branch, Islamic Azad University, Urmia, Iran
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  • Jentashapir Journal of Health Research: 9 (6); e85389
  • Published Online: January 2, 2019
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: October 15, 2018
  • Accepted: October 29, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjhr.85389

To Cite: Amirsardari L, Khademi A. Psychometric Properties of Rusbult’s Relationship Investment Scale, Jentashapir J Health Res. Online ahead of Print ; 9(6):e85389. doi: 10.5812/jjhr.85389.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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