Relationships between psychoticism and a number of personality measures: a comparison between the original and revised versions of the Psychoticism scale

Rafael Torrubia, Carles Muntaner

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A correlational study was carried out using a sample of 123 secondary school students in order to assess the differences between the original and the revised version of the Psychoticism scale, regarding their relationships to a number of personality variables. Extraversion, Neuroticism, Social Desirability, Sensation Seeking, Schizotypal Personality, Borderline Personality, Susceptibility to Punishment and Impulsiveness scales were administered along with the items from the two Psychoticism scales. Both scales showed similar patterns of relationships, indicating that the revised Psychoticism scale, which has been found to improve the psychometric properties of the original Psychoticism scale, does not differ greatly from its predecessor in its relationship to other personality variables.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)261-263
Number of pages3
JournalPersonality and Individual Differences
Volume8
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1987 Dec 1
Externally publishedYes

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Relationships between psychoticism and a number of personality measures : a comparison between the original and revised versions of the Psychoticism scale. / Torrubia, Rafael; Muntaner, Carles.

In: Personality and Individual Differences, Vol. 8, No. 2, 01.12.1987, p. 261-263.

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