FACES IV & the Circumplex Model : Validation Study

  title={FACES IV & the Circumplex Model : Validation Study},
  author={David H. Olson},
FACES IV was developed to tap the full continuum of the cohesion and flexibility dimensions from the Circumplex Model of Marital and Family Systems. Six scales were developed, with two balanced scales and four unbalanced scales designed to tap low & high cohesion (disengaged and enmeshed) and flexibility (rigid and chaotic). This study provides initial evidence the six scales in FACES IV are reliable and valid. High levels of concurrent, construct and predictive validity were found and new… CONTINUE READING