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Background: reminiscence functions scale is the most valid measure of functions of reminiscence. Since validity and reliability of the RFS have not been investigated in the iranian context it is necessary to study the psychometric properties of this scale. Objective: the present paperaims to study the psychometric properties of the reminiscence functions scale amongthe students of shiraz university. Method: a sample of 247 students studying at shiraz university during the academic year 2011-2012 wasselected using random cluster sampling method. The participants filled the reminiscence functions scale. Results: the results of factor analysis yielded 7 factors. The results of internal consistency analysis showed that the instrument was of a good internal consistency. Conclusion: the results of the present study shows that the reminiscence functions scale is appropriately valid and reliablein iran and can be used in research works and therapeutic interventions.