Psychometric properties of the chinese version of the family awareness scale

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The author examined the reliability and validity of the Chinese Family Awareness Scale (C-FAS) in 2 studies. In Study 1, data from 361 adolescents (a) showed that the C-FAS was temporally stable and internally consistent and (b) supported the concurrent and construct validities of the scale. In Study 2, data from clinical (N = 281) and nonclinical (N = 451) groups of adolescents showed that the C-FAS scores discriminated between the 2 groups. C-FAS scores were also correlated significantly with other measures of family functioning and psychological well-being. Results of the 2 studies suggest that the C-FAS displayed generally good psychometric properties in different samples of Chinese adolescents.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)61-72
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Social Psychology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2002
Externally publishedYes


  • Chinese adolescents
  • Chinese family awareness scale
  • Discrimination
  • Psychometric properties
  • Reliability
  • Validity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Psychology


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