Choo, P., Levine, T., & Hatfield, E. (1996). Gender, Love Schemas, and reactions to a romantic break-up. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 11, 143-160.
Primary use / Purpose:
Love schemas originate from early experiences, and are believed to influence how people will deal with breakups. Thus this measure may be involved in predicting coping styles, and determining the most effective coping styles.
Reliability and Convergent validity are discussed in Choo, Levine and Hatfield (1996)