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ERIC Number: EJ1051837
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jan-23
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
Adaptation of the Boundary Violations Scale Developed Based on Structural Family Therapy to the Turkish Context: A Study of Validity and Reliability
Avci, Rasit; Çolakkadioglu, Oguzhan; Öz, Aysegül Sükran; Akbas, Turan
Educational Research and Reviews, v10 n2 p145-152 Jan 2015
The purpose of this study was to adapt "The Boundary Violations Scale" (Madden et al., 2002), which was created to measure the intergenerational boundary violations in families from the perspective of children, to Turkish and to test the validity and reliability of the Turkish version of this instrument. This instrument was developed based on structural family therapy and aimed at measuring boundary violations in three areas: Promoting Maturity, Forming Coalitions, and Communicating as Peers. The research participants consisted of 511 students and 114 parents who lived in an eastern Mediterranean city in Turkey. To determine the validity of the scale, the students' mothers were asked to complete the O'Leary-Porterand Dyadic Adjustment Scales. An explanatory factor analysis is conducted to examine the construct validity of the scale. The results of the analysis established the consistency between the adapted and original scales. The results of the study suggest that the Turkish version of the "The Boundary Violations Scale" is conceptually equivalent to the original and satisfactorily reliable and valid.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Junior High Schools; Secondary Education; Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Dyadic Adjustment Scale
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