Just starting, July 2012
This section is designed to provide a quick summary of the major measures of divorce-related processes. This work is a good place for students and scientists to begin exploring relevant measures of divorce processes.
Acceptance of Marital Termination Developed by Gay C. Kitson.
An 11-item Likert scale that assesses longing for, and the degree of acceptance of the loss of, a specific former romantic partner.
Original Source: Kitson, G.C. (1982). Attachment to spouse in divorce: A scale and its application. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 44, 379-391.
Studies that have used this measure:
Mason, A. E., Sbarra, D. A., Bryan, A. E. B., Lee, L. A. (2012). Staying connected when coming apart: The psychological correlates of contact and sex with an ex-partner. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 31(5), 488-507.