Development and validation of a revised measure of codependency

  title={Development and validation of a revised measure of codependency},
  author={Anthony D G Marks and Rebecca L. Blore and Donald W. Hine and Greg E. Dear},
  journal={Australian Journal of Psychology},
  pages={119 - 127}
Abstract This study assessed the factor structure, internal consistency, and concurrent validity of a revised instrument, the Composite Codependency Scale (CCS), a 19‐item measure designed to assess codependent traits. Exploratory factor analysis of the CCS, using data from 301 adults from the general population and 49 attending members of Codependents Anonymous (CoDA), yielded three factors: self‐sacrifice, interpersonal control, and emotional suppression. The scale and its subscales exhibited… 


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