Title

Assessing intimate partner violence in incarcerated women

Document Type

Article

Peer Reviewed

1

Publication Date

1-1-2005

NLM Title Abbreviation

J Forensic Nurs

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Journal of forensic nursing

PubMed ID

17073041

Abstract

The purpose of this study to assess the psychometric qualities of a screening instrument for intimate partner violence, the Index of Spouse Abuse (ISA), for use with incarcerated women. Principal components factor analysis was conducted on data collected from 149 incarcerated women. The ISA demonstrated excellent internal consistency with this population and appears to be a psychometrically sound instrument that can be given in a short period of time.

Keywords

Adult, Battered Women/psychology, Female, Humans, Interpersonal Relations, Mass Screening/instrumentation, Middle Aged, Predictive Value of Tests, Prisoners/psychology, Psychometrics/instrumentation/standards, Questionnaires/standards, Spouse Abuse/diagnosis, United States, Women's Health

Published Article/Book Citation

Journal of forensic nursing, 1:3 (2005) pp.106-110.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/nursing_pubs/1341