Family Attachment and Changeability Index 8 (FACI8)

1.    In our (my) family it is easy for everyone to express his/her opinion
2.    It is easier to discuss problems with people outside the family than with other family members.
3.    Each family member has input in major family decisions.
4.    Family members discuss problems and feel good about the solutions.
5.    In our (my) family everyone goes his/her own way.
6.    Family members consult other family members on their decisions.
7.    We have difficulty thinking of things to do as family.
8.    Discipline is fair in our family.
9.    Family members feel closer to people outside the family that to other family members.
10.Our (my) family tries new ways of dealing with problems.
11.In our (my) family‚ everyone shares responsibilities.
12.It is difficult to get a rule changed in my family.
13.Family members avoid each other at home.
14.When problems arise‚ we compromise.
15.Family members are afraid to say what is on their minds.
16.Family members pair up rather than do things as a total family
 
1= never‚ 2= Sometimes‚ 3= Half the time‚ 4= More than half‚ 5 = always
Reverse scoring all items on Attachment sub-scale
Attachment sub-scale is 2‚ 5‚ 7‚ 9‚ 12‚ 13‚ 15‚ 16 and the changeability sub-scale are 1‚ 3‚ 4‚ 6‚ 8‚ 10‚ 11‚ and 14
 
This instrument can be found at: Fischer‚ Joel.‚ Corcoran‚ Kevin J. (2007 ). Measures for Clinical Practice and research: A sourcebook. (4th ed.). NY. Oxford University Pr. Vol. 1‚ Page (s): 246-248.
 

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McCubbin‚ H.I.‚ Thompson‚ A.I. & Elver‚ K.M. (1995). “Family Attachment and Changeability Index 8 (FACI8)”‚ in H.I. McCubbin‚ A.I. Thompson‚ & McCubbin‚ M.A. (eds.)‚ 1996‚ Family assessment: Resiliency‚ coping and adaptation: Inventories for research and practice. Madison: University of Wisconsin‚ 725—751.

McCubbin‚ H. I.‚ & Patterson‚ J. M. (1996). Family Inventory of Life Events and Changes. In H.McCubbin & A.Thompson (Eds.)‚ Family assessment: Resiliency‚ coping‚ and adaptation-Inventories for research and practice (pp. 81-100). Madison: University of Wisconsin‚ Madison.

McCubbin‚ H.I.‚ Thompson‚ A.I. & Elver‚ K.M. (1995). “Family Attachment and Changeability Index 8 (FACI8). IN Fischer‚ Joel.‚ Corcoran‚ Kevin J. (2007 ). Measures for Clinical Practice and research: A sourcebook. (4th ed.). NY. Oxford University Pr. Vol. 1‚ Page (s): 246-248.