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A 30-s chair-stand test as a measure of lower body strength in community-residing older adults.
Measuring lower body strength is critical in evaluating the functional performance of older adults. The purpose of this study was to assess the test-retest reliability and the criterion-related andExpand
Personality change over 40 years of adulthood: hierarchical linear modeling analyses of two longitudinal samples.
Normative personality change over 40 years was shown in 2 longitudinal cohorts with hierarchical linear modeling of California Psychological Inventory data obtained at multiple times between agesExpand
The reliability and validity of a chair sit-and-reach test as a measure of hamstring flexibility in older adults.
The purpose of this study was to examine the test-retest reliability and the criterion validity of a newly developed chair sit-and-reach (CSR) test as a measure of hamstring flexibility in olderExpand
Archival Data: Advantages and Disadvantages for Research in Psychology
Archival data may be thought of as any sort of information, previously collected by others, amenable to systematic study. Here, the focus is on information that may be used to answer questionsExpand
The growing evidence for personality change in adulthood: Findings from research with personality inventories
Theories of adult development all agree that adulthood is a time of important changes in goals, resources, and coping. Yet, impressed with the rank-order stability of individual differences inExpand
Patterns of personality change across the life span.
Six aspects of personality were examined for a sample of 211 individuals across either a 30- or 40-year time span. Latent curve analyses found an underlying pattern of lifetime change forExpand
Predictors of physical performance and functional ability in people 50+ with and without fibromyalgia.
The purposes of this study were to determine whether people with and without fibromyalgia (FM) age 50 yr and above showed differences in physical performance and perceived functional ability and toExpand
Developmental paths of psychological health from early adolescence to later adulthood.
Developmental paths of psychological health were examined for 236 participants of the Berkeley Growth Study, the Berkeley Guidance Study, and the Oakland Growth Study. A clinician-reported aggregateExpand
Narcissism, identification, and longitudinal change in psychological health: Dynamic predictions
Abstract The narcissist has been described as “dependent on others to provide confirmation of the grandiose ego ideal” ( American Psychiatric Association. (1994). Diagnostic and statistical manual ofExpand
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