Paper Information

Journal:   KNOWLEDGE & RESEARCH IN APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY   SUMMER 2012 , Volume 13 , Number 2 (48); Page(s) 22 To 35.
 
Paper: 

INVESTIGATE OF RELIABILITY AND VALIDITY OF DIRECT AND INDIRECT PRISONER BEHAVIORS CHECKLIST-SCALED VERSION IN PRISON IN HAMADAN CITY

 
 
Author(s):  HAJJEHFOROOSH VAHIDEH*, KORD NOGHABI RASOOL, PASHA SHARIFI HASAN, POORSINA MOHAMAD
 
* ISLAMIC AZAD UNIVERSITY, TEHRAN BRANCH
 
Abstract: 

The purpose of this study was to investigate the practicality, Reliability and Validity of direct and Indirect Prisoner Behaviors Checklist-Scaled version (DIPC-SCALED-r Ireland 2007) in non-political crime prisoners in Hamadan city. A sample of 500 prisoners randomly was selected. To obtain validity of questionnaire we used two methods: test-retest Cronbach's alpha. The correlation coefficient for the victimization form was r=0.47 and for bullying form was r=0.43 which were significant in P<0.001. Cronbach alpha coefficient computed for the victimization form 0.92 and for the bullying form 0.90. After removing 12 items of the first form and two items from second form which had weak correlation, validity coefficients became more significant: 0.94 and 0.92. using principal component analysis and rotation matrix Promax form factor and 5 being the victim of bullying form the five factors were extracted. In the present study to check the validity of questionnaire used the criteria validity method. The results showed the coefficient for the form of victimization was r=0.45 and for the form of bullying was r=0.53.

 
Keyword(s): NORMALIZATION, DIRECT AND INDIRECT BEHAVIORS, PRISONERS, VICTIMIZATION, BULLYING
 
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