Development and Validation of the Homophobia Scale

@article{Wright1999DevelopmentAV,
  title={Development and Validation of the Homophobia Scale},
  author={Lester W. Jr. Wright and Henry E. Adams and J. Christopher Bernat},
  journal={Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment},
  year={1999},
  volume={21},
  pages={337-347}
}
This study describes the development and validation of the Homophobia Scale. The scale was developed to assess the cognitive, affective, and behavioral components of homophobia. The participants (n=321 for the field trials and n=122 for test–retest reliability) were college students from a large Midwestern university. Results yielded a 25-item questionnaire consisting of three factors: a factor that assesses mainly negative cognitions regarding homosexuality, a factor that assess primarily… Expand
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