Controlling Behavior in Sexual Relationships

Controlling Behavior in Sexual Relationships is a 3-item measure of the extent of male control exhibited among partners in a relationship.


Short Measure

ITEMS:

1. I do what I want to even if my partner does not want me to.
2. I get my way most of the time.
3. I always want to know where my partner is.

Response Options:
4-point Likert scale of agreement

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

Tanzania

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Male

AGE RANGE:
Adolescents
Adults

Scoring Procedures:

Not Available

PRIMARY CITATION:

Maman, S., Yamanis, T., Kouyoumdjian, F., Watt, M., & Mbwambo, J. (2010). Intimate partner violence and the association with HIV risk behaviors among young men in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 25(10), 1855-1872. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260509354498

Psychometric Score:

FORMATIVE RESEARCH

 Qualitative Research

 Existing Literature/Theoretical Framework

 Field Expert Input

 Cognitive Interviews / Pilot Testing

RELIABILITY

 Internal

 Test-retest

 Interrater

VALIDITY

 Content

 Face

 Criterion (gold-standard)

 Construct

Psychometric Scoring

LOW
Total Score: 2.00/8 Points (LOW) 

Citation Frequency

MEDIUM

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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