Further psychometric testing of a brief personality scale to measure vulnerability to postpartum depression.

@article{Dennis2004FurtherPT,
  title={Further psychometric testing of a brief personality scale to measure vulnerability to postpartum depression.},
  author={Cindy-Lee Dennis and Philip Boyce},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={25 3-4},
  pages={305-11}
}
The Vulnerability Personality Style Questionaire (VPSQ), a 9-item self-report personality scale, was developed to identify women at-risk for postpartum depression due to personality vulnerability. Preliminary research with this scale suggests it has satisfactory psychometric properties. The purpose of this methodological study was to further examine the psychometric properties of the VPSQ in a sample of Canadian women. As part of a longitudinal study, women completed postal questionnaires at 1… CONTINUE READING

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