marital adjustment scale

marital adjustment scale

A 15-item inventory in which individuals rate various aspects of marital life, allowing the subjects to rate the satisfactoriness of their marriage.

marital adjustment scale

Psychology A 15-item inventory in which individuals rate various aspects of marital life, allowing the subjects to rate the satisfactoriness of their marriage
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The DAS has been successfully standardized in the Indian cultural context--the Marital Adjustment Scale (MAS; Singh et al., 2010).
The two behavioural measures, marital adjustment scale and coping strategies scale were filled in by the respondents and found anonymous response of the respondents.-
Each couple was assessed on the basis of the Marital Adjustment Scale (MAS) and Hospital Anxiety-Depression Scale (HADS).
To further assess the reliability of the scale, Spanier (1976) also used Lock and Wallace's (1959) marital adjustment scale; the correlation between the two scales was 0.86 for married couples and 0.88 for divorced couples (30).
Construct validity has been established through its use in more than 1,000 studies, and concurrent validity has been established by its correlation of r=.86 with the Locke-Wallace Marital Adjustment Scale (Fowers, 1990).
Similarly, the scores on the marital adjustment scale were in the moderately high range - - again the mean score of 33.08 was in the upper third of the scale scores.
The instruments included: a demographic and work characteristic questionnaire," a measure of religious practice," measures of role enactment and disagreement on role enactment," measures of role expectation and disagreement on role expectation; female role perception scale," perceived role conflict scale for wife," and the marital adjustment scale. Standardized Betas from multiple regression analysis confirmed thirteen out of seventy hypothesized relations between predictor variables and husband's marital adjustment.
On the basis of Locke's marital adjustment scale and Terman's seven point self-rating happiness scale, Luckey (1960a)divided her couples into maritally satisfied and less maritally satisfied groups.
The authors administered this new, short, marital adjustment scale to groups of well-adjusted and maladjusted subjects.