Dating violence questionnaire
This instrument, an English version of Cuestionario de Violencia de Novios, assesses both frequency and discomfort associated with 8 types of abuse (detachment, humiliation, sexual, coercion, physical, gender-based, emotional punishment, and instrumental). One-third of the participants were males, and two-thirds were females.Regarding racial identity, around 55% of participants identified themselves as White, 22% as African American, 12% as Asian, whereas 11% selected other identities.The social norms for dating, and actual dating behavior, differ according to many dimensions, including individual differences, racial/ethnic and socioeconomic group differences, historical era, and cultural context. 2002 "Gender symmetry in prevalence, severity, and chronicity of physical aggression against dating partners by University students in Mexico and USA." Paper presented at the XV World Meeting of the International society for Research on Aggression, July 30, Montreal, Canada. Therefore social interactional process typical of dyads are likely to apply regardless of whether the relationship was arranged by parents or friends, by newspaper or by internet, or by one party initiating the development of a relationship. "The revised Conflict Tactics Scales (CTS2): Development and preliminary psychometric data." Journal of Family Issues 3-316. Descriptive analysis suggests higher victimization experience on subtle aggressions (detachment, coercion, and emotional punishment), with overt abuses (physical, instrumental) obtaining the smallest means; these findings were similar across gender, race identity, and ethnicity.Results of this validation study encourage the inclusion of DVQ in both research and applied contexts.
Sex Differences in University Students' Attitudes toward Rape. Attitudes Toward Rape Victims Scale: The Attitudes Toward Rape Victims Scale (ARVS) is designed to assess attitudes related toward rape victims. The Attitudes toward Rape Victims Scale: Construction, validation, and cross-cultural applicability. Attribution of Rape Blame Scale : This 20 item questionnaire examines the ways people account for rape. College Date Rape Attitude and Behavior Survey : The College Date Rape Attitude and Behavior Survey (CDRABS) was based on a literature review that focused on risk factors for date rape. A new instrument for the evaluation of a date rape prevention program. The Forcible Date Rape Scale : The Forcible Date Rape Scale (FDR) consists of 9-items that measure attitudes towards the use of force to obtain sexual access. Gender Stereotyping: From the SAFE DATES curriculum an 11-item measure (developed by Foshee et al. The purpose of this page is to provide references for and information on measures used to study rape. Respondents were asked to rate their degree of agreement or disagreement with statements such as "it would do some women some good to get raped," and "women provoke rape by their appearance or behavior using a 6-point rating scale. The questionnaire has been used to evaluate a college date rape prevention program. Items range from low in coerciveness (such as discussing an issue) to high in aggressiveness (such as hit, kicked, threatened with weapon). Previous results indicate that the restrictiveness subscale is most closely related to partner violence. Response choices are on a four point scale ranging from strongly agree to strongly disagree. Most of these measures are also used when evaluating rape prevention/education programs. Attitudes About Relationship Violence Questionnaire: This 11-item questionnaire is a composite measure developed to assess changes in knowledge, attitudes, and methods of dealing with relationship violence. In recent years the CTS has been used in research with high school populations (see O'Keefe, M. Predictors of dating violence among high school students. While the vast majority of students did not report experiencing TDV, the authors note that most students who experienced TDV experienced more than one incident.The question on physical TDV asked how many times someone "physically hurt you on purpose" and the new question on sexual TDV asked "how many times did someone you were dating or going out with force you to do sexual things that you did not want to do?