Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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). ...
  • A test of polymorphous-perverse instinctual development 

    Cattell, Raymond B. (Raymond Bernard), 1905-1998 (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 ...
  • A longitudinal, structural equation analysis of stress, hardiness, social support, depression, and illness 

    Brookings, Jeffrey B.; Bolton, Brian, 1939- (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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...