Katz Adjustment Scale (KAS-R)

Katz Adjustment Scale(KAS-R)
Form R2 and Form R3
Katz‚ 1963
1.    Helps with household chores
2.    Visits his friends
3.    Visits his relatives
4.    Entertains friends at home
5.    Dresses and takes care of himself
6.    Helps with the family budgeting
7.    Remembers to do important things on time
8.    Gets along with family members
9.    Goes to parties and other social activities
10.Gets along with neighbors
11.Helps with family shopping
12.Helps in the care and training of children
13.Goes to church
14.Takes up hobbies
16.Supports the family
Form R2 (Level of Performance of Socially Expected Activities) and Form R3 (Level of Expectations for Performance of Social Activities)
The response scales for form R2 include three categories: “is not doing‚” “is doing some‚” and “is doing regularly.” For form R3‚ the response are: “did not expect him to be doing‚” “expected him to be doing some” and “expected him to be doing regularly.”

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