Dyadic Adjustment Scale

Dyadic Adjustment Scale (DAS)
Spanier‚ 1976
مقیاس سازگاری جفت ها

5=Always Agree‚ 4= Almost Always Agree‚ 3=Occasionally Agree‚ 2= Frequently Disagree‚ 1= Almost Always Disagree‚ 0= Always Disagree

1.    Handling family matters
2.    Matters of recreation
3.    Religious matters
4.    Demonstrations of affection
5.    Friends
6.    Sex relations
7.    Conventionality (correct or proper behaviour)
8.    Philosophy of life
9.    Ways of dealing with parents or in laws
10.Aims‚ goals‚ and things believed important
11.Amount of time spent together
12.Making major decisions
13.Household tasks
14.Leisure time interests and activities
15.Career decisions

0= All the time‚ 1= Most of the time‚ 2= More often than not‚ 3= Occasionally‚ 4= Rarely‚ 5=Never

16.How often do you discuss or have you considered divorce‚ separation‚ or terminating your relationship?

17.How often do you or your mate leave the house after a fight?

18.In general‚ how often do you think that things between you and your partner are going well? (R)

19.Do you confide in your mate? (R)
20.Do you ever regret that you married (or lived together)?
21.How often do you and your partner quarrel?

22.How often do you and your mate get on each other’s nerves?

23.Do you kiss your mate?

4=Every day‚ 3= Almost every day‚ 2= Occasionally‚ 1= Rarely‚ 0=Never

24.Do you and your mate engage in outside interests together?

4= All the them‚ 3= Most of them‚ 2= Some of them‚ 1= Very few of them‚ 0= None of them


How often would you say the following events occur between you and your mate?

25.ha‎ving a stimulating exchange of ideas.
26.Laugh together
27.Calmly discuss something
28.Work together on a project

0= Never‚ 1=Less than once a month‚ 2= Once or twice month‚ 3= Once or twice a week‚ 4= Once a day‚ 5= More often


These are some things about which couples sometimes agree and sometimes disagree. Indicate if either item below caused differences of opinions or were problems in your relationship during the past few weeks. (Check yes or no)

29.Being too tired for sex
30.Not showing love

31.The dots on the following line represent different degrees of happiness in your relationship. The middle point‚ “happy‚” represents the degree of happiness in most relationships. Please circle the dot which best describes the degree of happiness‚ all things considered‚ of your relationship.

0= Extremely Unhappy‚ 1= Fairly Unhappy‚ 2= A little Unhappy‚ 3= Happy‚ 4= Very happy‚ 5= Extremely happy‚ 6= Perfect


32. Which of the following statements best describes how you feel about the future of your relationship?

__5__I want desperately for my relationship to succeed‚ and would go to almost any length to see that it does.

__4__I want very much for my relationship to succeed‚ and will do all I can to see that it does.

__3__I want very much for my relationship to succeed‚ and will do my fair share to see that it does.

__2__It would be nice if my relationship succeeded‚ I can’t do much more than I am doing now to help it.

__1__It would be nice if it succeeded‚ but I refuse to do any more than I am doing now to keep the relationship going.

__0__My relationship can never succeed‚ and there is not more that I can do to keep the relationship going.

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چهار خرده مقیاس: توافق هردو، رضایت هردو، پیوستگی هردو و ابراز عاطفه را دارد.

Dyadic Consensus‚ Dyadic Satisfaction‚ Dyadic Cohesion‚ Affectional Expression

خرده مقیاس ها و آلفا کرونباخ:

Dyadic Consensus (Alpha= 0.90)‚ Dyadic Satisfaction (Alpha 0.94)‚ Dyadic Cohesion (Alpha 0.86)‚ Affectional Expression (Alpha 0.73)‚ total (Alpha 0.96)

چگونگی دستیابی
نمره گذاری

Dyadic Consensus items: 1‚ 2‚ 3‚ 5‚ 7‚ 8‚ 9‚ 10‚ 11‚ 12‚ 13‚ 14‚ and 15

Dyadic Satisfaction items: 16‚ 17‚ 18‚ 19‚ 20‚ 21‚ 22‚ 23‚ 31‚ and 32

Dyadic Cohesion items: 24‚ 25‚ 26‚ 27‚ and 28

Affectional Expression items: 4‚ 6‚ 29‚ and 30

T-scores can be interpreted as follows:

20-29 far below average satisfaction
30-41 below average
42-59 average range
60-69 above average
70-79 well above average satisfaction
منبع و ماخذ

Spanier‚ G. B. (1976). Measuring dyadic adjustment: New scales for assessing the quality of marriage and similar dyads. Journal of Marriage and the Family‚ 38(1)‚ 15-28.

Spanier‚ G. B. & Thompson‚ L. (1982). A confirmatory factor analysis of the Dyadic Adjustment Scale. Journal of Marriage and Family‚ 44‚ 731-738.

Spanier‚ G.B. (1988). Assessing the strengths of the Dyadic Adjustment Scale. Journal of Family Psychology‚ 2‚92–94.

Sabourin‚ S.‚ Valois‚ P.‚ & Lussier‚ Y. (2005). Development and validation of a brief version of the Dyadic Adjustment Scale with a nonparametric item analysis model. Psychological Assessment‚ 17‚ 15 – 27.

Graham M. James; Liu‚ J. Yenling‚ Jeriorski‚ L. Jennifer (2006). The Dyadic Adjustment Scale: A Reliability Generalization Meta-Analysis. Journal of Marriage and Family‚ 68 (3)‚ pp. 701-717.