Revised Conflict Tactics Scale (CTS2)

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Revised Conflict Tactics Scale (CTS2)

The Revised Conflict Tactics Scale (CTS2) measure of domestic intimate partner violence consisting of five subscales: physical violence, psychological violence, sexual violence, negotiation, and physical injury.
Duration: 5 minutes
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Straus, M.A., Hamby, S.L., Boney-McCoy, S. & Sugarman, D.B. (1996). The Revised Conflict Tactics Scales (CTS2): Development and Preliminary Psychometric Data. JOURNALOF FAMILY ISSUES, 17 , 283-316.

Newton, R. R., Connelly, C. D., & Landsverk, J. A. (April 01, 2001). An Examination of Measurement Characteristics and Factorial Validity of the Revised Conflict Tactics Scale. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 61, 2, 317-35.

Jones, N. (June 01, 2003). Reliability and validity of the revised Conflict Tactics Scale (CTS2) in a female incarcerated population. Human Resource Abstracts, 38, 2.)

Hines, D., & Saudino, K. (October 01, 2004). Gender differences in psychological, physical, and sexual aggression among college students using the Revised Conflict Tactics Scales. Violence and Abuse Abstracts, 10, 4.)

Vega, E., & O'Leary, K. (January 01, 2007). Test-Retest Reliability of the Revised Conflict Tactics Scales (CTS2). Journal of Family Violence, 22, 8, 703-708.

The sensitivity and specificity of the Modified Conflict Tactics Scale for detecting clinically significant elder abuse. (January 01, 2009). International Psychogeriatrics, 21, 4, 774-778.

Signorelli, M. S., Arcidiacono, E., Musumeci, G., Di, N. S., & Aguglia, E. (May 01, 2014). Detecting Domestic Violence: Italian Validation of Revised Conflict Tactics Scale (CTS-2). Journal of Family Violence, 29, 4, 361-369.