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    • A longitudinal, structural equation analysis of stress, hardiness, social support, depression, and illness 

      Brookings, Jeffrey B.; Bolton, Brian (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1997)
      College undergraduates (45 males, 88 females) completed measures of life stress, depression, and physical illness on two different occasions, along with measures of hardiness at Time I and perceived social support at Time ...
    • The development of the diabetes integration scale: A psychometric study of the ATT39 

      Welch, Garry; Beeney, Linda J.; Dunn, Stewart M.; Smith, Robert B.W. (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1996)
      In this paper we report a factor analytic study on the ATT39, a measure of psychological adjustment to diabetes. The ATT39 was developed in response to the need for more specific measurement tools for the assessment of ...
    • Classification of psychiatric inpatients with the beck instruments: A cluster-analytic approach 

      Steer, Robert A.; Rissmiller, David J.; Ranieri, William F.; Beck, Aaron T. (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1996)
      Computer-administered versions of the revised Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), Hopelessness Scale (BHS), Anxiety Inventory (BAI), and Scale for Suicide Ideation (BSI) were completed by 200 inpatients diagnosed with mixed ...
    • Confirmation of the factor pattern of a battery of intelligence and achievement indicators for a child clinical population 

      Dreger, R.M. (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1997)
      An exploratory factor analysis of the data for 50 clinical children, from a pool of 210, on a battery of tests required of clients in a private practice clinic, including four intelligence indicators, three formal indicators ...
    • Item content of the basic personality inventory 

      Kroner, Daryl G.; Black, E.R.; Reddon, John R. (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1996)
      Three raters evaluated the content of the 240 items of the Basic Personality Inventory (BPI) across the four domains (psychological functioning, situation, frequency, and time) proposed by Werner and Pervin (1986). ...
    • An algorithm for the entry of multidimensional scaling data 

      Martz, John M. (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1996)
      This paper presents a computer algorithm to aid in the entry of asymmetric three-way data (cf. Young, 1987). It is appropriate to procedures where subjects sort stimuli into piles, write descriptions of each pile, and then ...
    • Factors of the Beck Hopelessness Scale: Fact or artifact? 

      Steer, Robert A.; Beck, Aaron T.; Brown, Gregory K. (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1997)
      Weighted least-squares factor analyses of the tetrachoric correlations, principal components analyses of the G-index correlations, and principal components analyses of the phi correlations among the 20 items of the Beck ...
    • A test of polymorphous-perverse instinctual development 

      Cattell, Raymond B. (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1997)
      It is first shown from the factor analytic studies of eight investigators that groups of attitudes, objectively measured, mark some six ergs ('instincts') as unitary factors. It is then shown that in addition to the high ...
    • Multivariate structure of eye movement dysfunction distinguishing schizophrenia 

      Neufeld, Richard W. J.; Mather, Jennifer A.; Merskey, Harold; Russell, Nicholas C. (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1995)
      The study examined processes associated with eye-movement dysfunction (EMD) maximally discriminating paranoid and nonparanoid schizophrenic subjects from psychiatric and normal controls. Measures included the linear slope ...
    • Measurement of intelligence and personality within the Cattellian psychometric model 

      Boyle, Gregory J. (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1995)
      Cattellian research has been prodigious in systematically investigating the structure of personality traits alongside important cognitive/ability dimensions. Source traits delineated factor analytically in both intrapersonal ...
    • Dimensions of family dynamics in child abusing families 

      Barton, Keith; Wood, Sally (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1995)
      Parents in families of abused children were given the Family Adaptability and Cohesion Scales (FACES II). They completed the questionnaire under two sets of instructions: how their family currently functioned and how they ...
    • Measuring anger or an amorphous construct? 

      Alumbaugh, Richard (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1995)
      Construct validity of anger or anger-related measures is essential to research on links of anger to illness or to treatment effectiveness of anger management techniques. The purpose of the paper is to examine construct ...
    • A factor analysis of the Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale in an older psychiatric population: Exploratory and confirmatory analyses 

      Ownby, Raymond L.; Seibel, H. Philip (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1994)
      Although the factor structure of the Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS) is well established with many populations, a study by Overall and Beller (1984) suggested that its factor structure may differ with older psychiatric ...
    • A cross-validation of primary personality structure in the 16 P.F. by two parcelled factor analyses 

      Cattell, Raymond B. (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1994)
      Since most recent factorings of primary personality structure as based on the 16 P.F. item domain have been by scales, they just conceivably could yield a simple structure perpetuating a past structure. Two new analyses ...
    • Positive assortment on personality in older couples 

      Delaney, Mary E.; Nesselroade, John R. (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1993)
      Marital dyads have manifested similar personality traits on the Sixteen Personality Factor Questionnaire (16PF). To extend these findings to older adults, the 16PF was administered to 43 elderly couples, and husband-and-wife ...
    • Discriminating between rejectors, premature terminators, short-term successes, and long-term continuers using 16 PF scores 

      Williams, Katharine B.; Wallbrown, Fred H. (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1993)
      A multiple discriminant function analysis was performed to determine what, if any, personality differences can be identified for clients who refuse counseling, terminate prematurely, attain their goals in short-term ...
    • A preliminary comparison of selected PRF and DPQ scales 

      Loucks, Sandra; Glass, Scott; Burstein, Alvin G. (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1993)
      Seven pairs of personality scales were selected from Tellegen's differential Personality Questionnaire (DPQ) and Jackson's Personality Research Form (PRF) on the basis of similar or opposite scale definitions. It was ...
    • Personality, motivation, and Holland type in a private-practice sample 

      Witt, Anita C.; Schuerger, James M. (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1994)
      Variations in personality and motivational patterns among Holland types were investigated. Motive was measured by the Motivational Analysis Test (MAT), personality by the Sixteen Personality Factor Questionnaire (16PF), ...
    • Retest reliability of 16 PF-E 

      Bolton, Brian (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1993)
      Retest reliability coefficients with a one week interval for the 16 primary and 5 secondary scales of 16 PF-E were calculated for a sample of 100 rehabilitation clients. The primary scale reliabilities ranged from .43 to ...
    • Sex and age interactions with the structured interview global Type A behavior pattern and hostility in the prediction of health behaviors 

      Dielman, T. E.; Leech, S. L.; Miller, M. V.; Moss, G. E. (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1991)
      A health-behavior survey and the Type A structured Interview (SI) were administered to a general-population sample of 903 adults. Self-reports of nine health behaviors were used as dependent variables. Multivariate analyses ...