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نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
One of the most common researches of individual differences in psychology, is self- esteem. In recent years, as a result of "dual process model" that emphasizes the importance of reflective processes and automated processes, cognitive psychology studies focused on the two types of self-esteem: explicit self-esteem (ESE) and Implicit Self-Esteem (ISE). Objectives: The purpose of the present study was evaluation the psychometric properties (reliability and validity) properties of Name Initial Preferences Task (IPT) in Iranian society and its adaptation with the Persian language alphabet. Methodes: A descriptive correlational research was carried out on 420 subjects (239 male, 181 female) university undergraduates with stratified random sampling. Results: In study 1, the reliability of IPT with using Cronbach's alpha and split-half and test-retest within 14 days of the 280 samples obtained. in study 2, to determine the validity of IPT, along with IPT, The scales of RSES, PANAS, and GHQ was conducted on 140 subjects. Correlation between IPT in test-retest 84/0 and alpha coefficient and split-half, respectively, 87/0 and 89/0. Also IPT scores significantly correlated with GHQ (56/0), PA (44/0), RSES (30/0) and NA (36/0-) indicate convergent and divergent validity of the scale. Counclusion: The overall results showed that the reliability and validity of IPT is Competente for Implicit self-esteem in the Iranian society. The suitability of psychometric characteristics of this scale, it can be useful measure for evaluating the Implicit self- esteem of iranian in non-clinical populations. Similarity of this results with researches of foreign languages suggests that the suitability of the Persian language in the scale.