Recommendations for Self-Statement Inventories: Use of Valence, End Points, Frequency, and Relative Frequency

@article{Amsel1998RecommendationsFS,
  title={Recommendations for Self-Statement Inventories: Use of Valence, End Points, Frequency, and Relative Frequency},
  author={R Amsel and Catherine S. Fichten},
  journal={Cognitive Therapy and Research},
  year={1998},
  volume={22},
  pages={255-277}
}
Methodological confounds and inconsistencies inevaluations of self-statements hamper exploration ofconceptual issues in cognitive assessment. Although manymeasures incorporate both positives and negatives, there is confusion in reporting; rawfrequencies, difference scores, problematic ratios(positive/negative, negative/positive), andStatesof-Mind (SOM) ratios are all used. Here, weexamine methodological issues in evaluations of valencedself-statements in two studies and formulate… CONTINUE READING
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