Complementarity of Interpersonal Circumplex Traits

@article{Tracey2001ComplementarityOI,
  title={Complementarity of Interpersonal Circumplex Traits},
  author={Terence J. G. Tracey and Jennifer M. Ryan and Bruce Jaschik-Herman},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin},
  year={2001},
  volume={27},
  pages={786 - 797}
}
The existence of interpersonal complementarity at a stylistic level using the Interpersonal Adjectives Scales (IAS) and the optimal definition of complementarity were the foci of the study. The IAS ratings made by three samples of college students were used: 265 rated both of their parents, 346 rated themselves and their closest friend, and 136 rated how they expected themselves and the other participant to behave in one of three very different situations. The correlation matrices between the… 

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