Dyadic Adjustment Scales

Index of Marital Satisfaction

(IMS)

The IMS is designed to measure the severity of problems in a dyadic relationship. Scores range from 0 to 100 where higher scores indicate more severe problems in the relationship.

Reliability: .90 or greater.
Validity: .60 and greater.
Clinical Cutting Score: 30
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 5
Author: Walter W. Hudson


Index of Sexual Satisfaction

(ISS)

The ISS is designed to measure the severity of problems in the sexual component of a dyadic relationship. Scores range from 0 to 100 where higher scores indicate greater problems with sexual discord.

Reliability: .90 or greater.
Validity: .60 and greater.
Clinical Cutting Score: 30
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 5
Author: Walter W. Hudson


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Partner Abuse Scale: Non-Physical

(PASNP)

The PASNP is completed by the abuse victim and is designed to measure the severity of problems with non-physical abuse in a dyadic relationship. Scores range from 0 to 100 where higher scores indicate greater amounts of non-physical abuse.

Reliability: .90 or greater.
Validity: .60 and greater.
Clinical Cutting Score: 15
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 5
Author: Walter W. Hudson


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Partner Abuse Scale: Physical

(PASPH)

The PASPH is completed by the abuse victim and is designed to measure the severity of problems with physical abuse in a dyadic relationship. Scores range from 0 to 100 where higher scores indicate greater amounts of physical abuse.

Reliability: .90 or greater.
Validity: .60 and greater.
Clinical Cutting Score: 2
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 5
Author: Walter W. Hudson


Non-Physical Abuse Of Partner Scale

(NPAPS)

The NPAPS is completed by the abuser and is designed to measure the severity of problems with non-physical abuse in a dyadic relationship. Scores range from 0 to 100 where higher scores indicate greater amounts of non-physical abuse.

Reliability: .90 or greater.
Validity: .60 and greater.
Clinical Cutting Score: 5
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 5
Author: Walter W. Hudson and James W. Garner


Physical Abuse Of Partner Scale

(PAPS)

The PAPS is completed by the abuser and is designed to measure the severity of problems with physical abuse in a dyadic relationship. Scores range from 0 to 100 where higher scores indicate greater amounts of physical abuse.

Reliability: .90 or greater.
Validity: .60 and greater.
Clinical Cutting Score: 2
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 5
Author: Walter W. Hudson and James W. Garner