Development of the Chinese Personality Assessment Inventory

  title={Development of the Chinese Personality Assessment Inventory},
  author={Fanny M. Cheung and Kwok Leung and Ruth Mei-tai Fan and Wei-Zheng Song and Jianxin Zhang and Jian-Ping Zhang},
  journal={Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology},
  pages={181 - 199}
A combined "emic-etic" approach was adopted to develop an indigenous omnibus personality inventory for the Chinese people. The Chinese Personality Assessment Inventory (CPAI) consists of constructs selected specifically in consideration of the Chinese culture as well as scales covering personality constructs commonly found in English-language psychological tests. Preliminary results confirmed the robust structure of the scales related to Chinese tradition among random samples of subjects in the… 

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