Acquiescence in interviews with people who have mental retardation.

@article{Finlay2002AcquiescenceII,
  title={Acquiescence in interviews with people who have mental retardation.},
  author={William Finlay and Evanthia Lyons},
  journal={Mental retardation},
  year={2002},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={14-29}
}
Evidence for acquiescence (yea-saying) in interviews with people who have mental retardation is reviewed and the different ways it has been assessed are discussed. We argue that acquiescence is caused by many factors, each of which is detected differentially by these methods. Evidence on the likely causes of acquiescence is reviewed, and we suggest that although researchers often stress a desire to please or increased submissiveness as the most important factor, acquiescence should also be seen… CONTINUE READING