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A definitive, authoritative and up-to-date resource for anyone interested in the theories, models and assessment methods used for understanding the many facets of Human personality and individual differences. Volume 2: Personality Measurement and Assessment. Covers psychometric measurement of personality.
Chapter 6: The Comrey Personality Scales
The Comrey Personality Scales
This chapter summarizes the development, validation, and interpretation of the Comrey Personality Scales (Comrey, 1970a, 1970b, 1980, 1993, 1994), an inventory of factored personality traits. The Comrey Personality Scales, hereafter abbreviated as the CPS, were designed to measure the variables that make up a taxonomy of personality traits developed over a period of years by the author with the aid of many of his students. The factored traits included in this taxonomy are the following: T — trust versus defensiveness; O — orderliness versus lack of compulsion; C — Social Conformity versus Rebelliousness; A — activity versus lack of energy; S — emotional stability versus neuroticism; E — extraversion versus introversion; M — masculinity versus femininity2; and P ...