ERIC Number: EJ569821
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Reference Group Identity Dependence Scale: A Measure of Male Identity.
Wade, Jay C.; Gelso, Charles J.
Counseling Psychologist, v26 n3 p384-412 May 1998
Develops a measure of male identity based on Wade's theory of Male Reference Group Identity Dependence. The Reference Group Identity Dependence Scale (RGIDS) assesses feelings of psychological relatedness to other males. Undergraduate males (N=344) completed the RGIDS. Discusses findings in terms of implications for the theory and future research on men and masculinity. (Author/MKA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: Special topic: "Male Reference Group Identity Dependence." For related articles see CG 552 456-461.