The Dyadic Trust Scale: Toward Understanding Interpersonal Trust in Close Relationships.

@article{Larzelere1980TheDT,
  title={The Dyadic Trust Scale: Toward Understanding Interpersonal Trust in Close Relationships.},
  author={Robert E. Larzelere and Ted L. Huston},
  journal={Journal of Marriage and Family},
  year={1980},
  volume={42},
  pages={595-604}
}
Interpersonal trust is an aspect of close relationships which has been virtually ignored in social scientific research despite its importance as perceived by intimate partners and several family theorists. This article describes the development, validation, and correlates of the Dyadic Trust Scale, a tool designed for such research. It is unidimensional, reliable, relatively free ifrom response biases, and purposely designed to be consistent with conceptualizations qf trust from various… 
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