Personality Deviance Scales: Primary scale norms for older adults of the general population

Bedford, Alan; Fowkes, F.G.R.
October 1996
Psychological Reports;Oct96, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p621
Academic Journal
Evaluates the Personality Deviance Scales among older adults of the general population. Retrieval of the denigration of others and lack of self-confidence primary scales; Production of two new orthogonal scales of hostility and submissiveness or low self-confidence.


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