The Structure and Measurement of Resilience of Crisis Rescuer in China
LIANG She-hong;SHI Kan;LIU Xiao-qian;GAO Peng;Zhejiang University;University of Chinese Academy of Sciences;Institute of Psychology,Chinese Academy of Sciences;
Objective This study aimed to investigate the construct of resilience of Chinese rescuer and developed Resilience Questionnaire. Method Behavior Event Interview, Group Focus Interviews and Questionnaire Investigation was the methods used by this study. Result Resilience of Chinese rescuer on nonconventional emergency was a five-dimension construct, which included rational coping, hardiness, optimism, self-efficacy and flexible adaption through Exploratory Factor Analysis and Confirmatory Factor Analysis. Conclusion Resilience Questionnaire of Chinese rescuer based on emergency showed a suitable reliability and high validity.This research will provide the measurement tool and the theoretic foundation for other researchers in future.