Measuring perceived mutuality in women with eating disorders: the development of the connection-disconnection scale.

@article{Tantillo2010MeasuringPM,
  title={Measuring perceived mutuality in women with eating disorders: the development of the connection-disconnection scale.},
  author={Mary Tantillo and Jennifer L Sanftner},
  journal={Journal of nursing measurement},
  year={2010},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={100-19}
}
This article describes the development and psychometric testing of the Connection-Disconnection Scale (CDS), the only self-report measure designed to assess perceived mutuality experienced in close relationships by women with eating disorders. Item development was informed by relational-cultural theory and focus groups with patients and recovered individuals. Content and construct validity, test-retest reliability, and internal consistency were examined in samples of female outpatient (n = 131… CONTINUE READING

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