The Revised Conflict Tactics Scales (CTS2)

  title={The Revised Conflict Tactics Scales (CTS2)},
  author={M. Straus and Sherry L Hamby and S. Boney-McCoy and D. Sugarman},
  journal={Journal of Family Issues},
  pages={283 - 316}
  • M. Straus, Sherry L Hamby, +1 author D. Sugarman
  • Published 1996
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Family Issues
  • This article describes a revised Conflict Tactics Scales (the CTS2) to measure psychological and physical attacks on a partner in a marital, cohabiting, or dating relationship; and also use of negotiation. The CTS2 has (a) additional items to enhance content validity and reliability; (b) revised wording to increase clarity and specificity; (c) better differentiation between minor and severe levels of each scale; (d) new scales to measure sexual coercion and physical injury; and (e) a new format… CONTINUE READING
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