Type: Acceptance of IPV
Citation: Chapleau, K. M.; Oswald, D. L.; Russell, B. L. Male rape myths: the role of gender, violence, and sexism. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 2008; 23(5): 600-615.
Use of Scale: Measure
Level of Generality: General
# of Items Reported: 5
Theme: Gender/social norms, Violence
Region: North America
Urban / Rural: nr
Ethnicity: 85.2% White/Caucasian
Age Group: Includes adolescents (<18)
Age Range: Mean age: 19.6 years (SD: 2.7)
# of Subscales: NR
Subscale Name(s): NR
Direction and Meaning:
Response Range: 7-point Likert-type scale ranging from 1 (strongly disagree) to 7 (strongly agree)
Internal Consistency: Cronbach's Alpha: 0.51
Internal Consistency by Subgroup: NA
Test-retest Reliability: NA
Sample Items: "Sometimes women need to be forced to have sex"
- Sometimes women need to be forced to have sex.