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The Family Environment Scale: reliability and normative data for an adolescent sample.
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PMID:  9543658     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The Family Environment Scale has been used extensively in family research since first being published. However, despite its appeal both conceptually and empirically, doubts have been raised over the scale's reliability. This article presents normative and reliability data for the Family Environment Scale from a large, combined sample of adolescents. Means and standard deviations were generally found to be in line with those reported in the scale's manual; however, estimates of internal consistency for most subscales could be considered inadequate for research purposes.
C P Boyd; E Gullone; G L Needleman; T Burt
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Family process     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0014-7370     ISO Abbreviation:  Fam Process     Publication Date:  1997 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-06-04     Completed Date:  1998-06-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0400666     Medline TA:  Fam Process     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  369-73     Citation Subset:  IM    
Faculty of Education, Monash University, Clayton, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale / standards*,  statistics & numerical data
Parent-Child Relations
Reproducibility of Results
Sampling Studies
Social Environment

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