Gender Role Conflict Scale for Adolescents: Correlates with Masculinity Ideology

Blazina, Chris; Cordova, Maribel A.; Pisecco, Stewart; Settle, Anna G.
November 2007
Thymos: Journal of Boyhood Studies;Fall2007, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p191
Academic Journal
This study investigated the Gender Role Conflict Scale-Adolescent Version (GRCS-A) and its relationship with the Gender Role Conflict Scale (GRCS), the measure from which it was adapted. Significant correlations between the adult and adolescent versions provided support for the concurrent validity of the GRCS-A. Further analyses revealed that two other measures of male masculinity, the Adolescent Masculinity Ideology in Relationships Scale (AMIRS) and Male Role Attitudes Scale (MRAS), are also significantly related to the GRCS-A. Implications for future research and clinical use are discussed.


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