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ERIC Number: EJ852123
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 67
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1049-7315
An Evaluation of the Factor Structure of the Change Assessment Inventory for Domestic Violence among Korean Batterers
Kim, Jae Yop; Song, Ah Young
Research on Social Work Practice, v19 n5 p628-638 2009
Objective: Results of testing the original four-factor structure of the URICA-DV as well as two three-factor structures in prior researches is presented to investigate alternative structures suitable for Korean batterers. Method: This study developed the URICA-DV Korean Version and sought the most appropriate structure for a Korean context. The sample is 293 batterers either referred by the courts, by prosecution, or who participated voluntarily. Results: The original four-factor model and the two three-factor models are demonstrated as possessing poor model fit index and fail to be accepted as apt models for a Korean context. The suggested three-factor model is a better fit according to confirmatory factor analysis. Conclusion: Findings and further discussion for practical implications and research are presented. (Contains 4 tables and 4 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: South Korea