Factor structure of the Barratt impulsiveness scale.

  title={Factor structure of the Barratt impulsiveness scale.},
  author={Joe H Patton and Matthew S. Stanford and Ernest S. Barratt},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  volume={51 6},
The purpose of the present study was to revise the Barratt Impulsiveness Scale Version 10 (BIS-10), identify the factor structure of the items among normals, and compare their scores on the revised form (BIS-11) with psychiatric inpatients and prison inmates. The scale was administered to 412 college undergraduates, 248 psychiatric inpatients, and 73 male prison inmates. Exploratory principal components analysis of the items identified six primary factors and three second-order factors. The… CONTINUE READING
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