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Measuring Dysfunctional Interpersonal Beliefs: Validation of the Interpersonal Cognitive Distortions Scale among a German-speaking Sample



This repository contains data from a study in which nonclinical and clinical participants were recruited via an online research platform. They had to be at least 18 years old and fluent in German. The nonclinical and clinical samples were separated using pre-screening filters, and gender was counterbalanced within each sample. The order of questionnaires was randomized for each participant. The final sample consisted of 116 participants in the nonclinical sample and 100 participants in the clinical sample. The study was registered with AsPredicted ( and approved by our local ethics committee (reference number: 2022-29k).



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2023-08-15 15:11:55
We followed the reviewers' suggestion and combined the clinical and nonclinical samples to increase the statistical power of the exploratory factor analysis. This led to changes in the names and values of the ICDS subscales.
2023-04-04 16:29:20
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