ERIC Number: EJ385084
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Factor-Analytic Methods of Scale Development in Personality and Clinical Psychology.
Comrey, Andrew L.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v56 n5 p754-61 Oct 1988
Addresses common pitfalls in homogeneous scale construction in clinical and social psychology. Offers suggestions about item writing, answer scale formats, data analysis procedures, and overall scale development strategy. Emphasizes effective use of factor-analytic methods to select items for scales and to determine its proper location in hierarchy of factor constructs. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - General; Reports - General
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