Construct validity of the Life Orientation Test.


The Life Orientation Test (LOT; Scheier & Carver, 1985) is a common measure of optimism. Previous studies of the convergent and discriminant (vis-à-vis neuroticism) validity of the LOT have relied solely on questionnaires. Our Study 1 was a multitrait, multimethod investigation of the LOT incorporating Gottschalk and Gleser's (1969) method of content… (More)

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@article{Terrill2002ConstructVO, title={Construct validity of the Life Orientation Test.}, author={Diana Roscow Terrill and Dara G Friedman and Louis A. Gottschalk and David A. F. Haaga}, journal={Journal of personality assessment}, year={2002}, volume={79 3}, pages={550-63} }