Turkish adaptation of the Hendrick Brief Sexual Attitudes Scale, validity and reliability study


KARACAM O., Totan T., KORKMAZ Y. B. , KOYUNCU M.

ANADOLU PSIKIYATRI DERGISI-ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY, cilt.13, ss.138-144, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 13 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Dergi Adı: ANADOLU PSIKIYATRI DERGISI-ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.138-144

Özet

Objective: The aim of this research is Turkish adaptation of Hendrick Sexual Attitudes Scale. Methods: Convience sampling methods was used in this research. Seven hundred and seventy-seven studens studying at Ege University (female=496, male=273) participated the research. Hendrick Sexual Attitudes Scale was adapted to Turkish and its psychometric properties, reliability and validity were investigated. Confirmatory factor analysis Cronbach alpha, and item analysis were using on statistical process. Results: Second order confirmatory factor analysis by examining the structure of the original scale (M-0 model), the scale was found to resemble the original structure. As a result of cross-validation was also shown by the similarity of consistency. Reliability analysis and item analysis was made of the scale with acceptable internal consistency coefficient for the scale items measuring out to show proficiency. Sexual attitude was observed in areas found significant differences according to gender and socioeconomic levels. Discussion: The scale is a valid and reliable measurement tool for evaluation of sexual attitudes. (Anatolian Journal of Psychiatry 2012; 13:138-144)