Hopelessness in a community population: factorial structure and psychosocial correlates.

@article{Tanaka1998HopelessnessIA,
  title={Hopelessness in a community population: factorial structure and psychosocial correlates.},
  author={E. Tanaka and Shigeki Sakamoto and Yuichiro Ono and Shigeki Fujihara and Toshinori Kitamura},
  journal={The Journal of social psychology},
  year={1998},
  volume={138 5},
  pages={581-90}
}
The factorial structure of the Beck Hopelessness Scale (BHS; A. T. Beck, A. Weissman, D. Lester, & L. Trexler, 1974) was examined in a nonclinical sample (N = 154) in Japan, and the relationships between dimensions of hopelessness and psychosocial variables were analyzed. A semistructured interview was used, as well as a questionnaire consisting of the BHS, the Eysenck Personality Questionnaire (EPQ; H. J. Eysenck & S. B. Eysenck, 1975), and the Parental Bonding Instrument (PBI; G. Parker, H… CONTINUE READING