Cyber Sexual Aggression Scale: Scale Development and Validity Study


  • Şehadet TAŞKIN Balıklıgöl Devlet Hastanesi
  • Gülçin NACAR



Cyber, Development, Sexuality, Reliability, Validity, Violence


Objective: In this study, it was aimed to develop the Cyber Sexual Aggression Scale (CSAS), and to evaluate its validity and reliability.

Material-Method: The research, which is methodological, was completed with 607 university students. The research was carried out by using an online questionnaire created through Google Forms with students who were reached online via social networks. In the development process of the scale, first of all, a literature review was made. The created question pool was presented to expert opinion in order to ensure content validity. After the corrections made after expert opinions and the removal of similar questions, the 21-item scale was piloted with 20 students. Explanatory Factor Analysis (EFA) was performed to test the construct validity of the scale, and its reliability was evaluated with Cronbach's α internal consistency coefficient.

Results: As a result of the EFA analysis conducted in the study, it was determined that the scale consisted of 18 items and 2 sub-dimensions. The total Cronbach's α internal consistency coefficient of the scale was 0.94, the unwanted sexual text sub-dimension was 0.90, and the unwanted sexual desire sub-dimension was 0.94.

Conclusion: In the study, it was determined that SCAS is a valid and reliable measurement tool that can be used to determine cyber sexual aggression.


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How to Cite

TAŞKIN, Şehadet ., NACAR , G. ., & TİMUR TAŞHAN , S. . (2023). Cyber Sexual Aggression Scale: Scale Development and Validity Study. WORLD WOMEN STUDIES JOURNAL, 8(2), 171–178.