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1- Kharazmi University
2- , Razi University
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Introduction:  A comprehensive measure of phenomenology may offer new insights into both the inner workings of memory and the connections between memory and other important psychological phenomena. Therefore, the present study was conducted to investigate the psychometric properties of the Persian version of the short form Memory Experience Questionnaire (MEQ) in students.
Methods: The statistical population of this study consisted of all students of Kharazmi University of Tehran in the academic year 1399-1400, of which 256 students (178 females, 78 males) participated online through virtual networks and They answered the short-form memory experiences questionnaire, the trait anxiety questionnaire, the mood and anxiety symptoms questionnaire and the loneliness questionnaire. The collected data were analyzed using confirmatory factor analysis, Cronbach's alpha and Pearson correlation coefficient in SPSS-25 and AMOS-25 software.
Results: confirmatory factor analysis reveals a good fit of the ten-factor model of the memory experiences questionnaire. The criterion validity of the Memory Experiences Questionnaire was confirmed by the Loneliness, Trait Anxiety Questionnaire and the Mood and Anxiety Symptoms Questionnaire (P <0.05). The results of Cronbach's alpha indicated the appropriate internal consistency of the questionnaire and its components. Cronbach's alpha for Vividness Equal to 0.74, Coherence Equal to 0.71, Accessibility Equal to, Sensory Detail Equal to 0.45, Emotional Intensity Equal to 0.68, Visual Perspective Equal to 0.62., Time Perspective Equal to 0.74, Sharing Equal to 0.72, Distancing Equal to 0.83 and Valence was equal to 0.92.
Conclusion: According to the findings, it can be said that the Persian version of the short form of the Memory Experience Questionnaire (MEQ-SF), for measuring phenomenological memory in Iran, has appropriate psychometric properties and can Be a reliable tool in clinical and research situations.
     
Type of Study: Research |
Received: 2021/11/10 | Accepted: 2022/04/27 | Published: 2022/08/9

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