Hyper-Romanticism

Hyper-Romanticism is a 6-item measure that assesses strongly expressed beliefs in romance and the power of an intimate relationship.


ITEMS:

1. If I did not have a partner at all, I would not feel like a real person.
2. I need someone who is going to love me.
3. I cannot live without my partner for even 1 day.
4. I don’t think a person can survive without having someone to love.
5. I would die for my love.
6. I put all my hopes in my boyfriendgirlfriend.

Response Options:
A 4-point Likert scale
Strongly disagree - 1
Strongly agree - 4

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

South Africa

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female
Male

AGE RANGE:
Adults

Scoring Procedures:

Not Available

PRIMARY CITATION:

Harrison, A., O’Sullivan, L. F., Hoffman, S., Dolezal, C., & Morrell, R. (2006). Gender role and relationship norms among young adults in South Africa: Measuring the context of masculinity and HIV risk. Journal of Urban Health, 83(4), 709-722. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11524-006-9077-y

Psychometric Score:

FORMATIVE RESEARCH

 Qualitative Research

 Existing Literature/Theoretical Framework

 Field Expert Input

 Cognitive Interviews / Pilot Testing

RELIABILITY

 Internal

 Test-Retest

 Interrater

VALIDITY

 Content

 Face

 Criterion (gold-standard)

 Construct

Psychometric Scoring

MEDIUM
Total Score: 5.00/8 Points (MEDIUM) 

Citation Frequency

HIGH

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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