Men’s Sexual Coercion in Intimate Relationships: Development and Initial Validation of the Sexual Coercion in Intimate Relationships Scale

@article{Shackelford2004MensSC,
  title={Men’s Sexual Coercion in Intimate Relationships: Development and Initial Validation of the Sexual Coercion in Intimate Relationships Scale},
  author={T. Shackelford and Aaron T Goetz},
  journal={Violence and Victims},
  year={2004},
  volume={19},
  pages={541 - 556}
}
  • T. Shackelford, Aaron T Goetz
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Violence and Victims
  • We report the development and initial validation of the Sexual Coercion in Intimate Relationships Scale (SCIRS), a measure designed to assess the prevalence and severity of sexual coercion in committed intimate relationships. We review existing measures of sexual coercion and discuss their limitations, describe the identification of the SCIRS items, perform a principal components analysis and describe the resulting three components, and present evidence for the convergent and discriminative… CONTINUE READING
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