Relation between Dogmatism and Anxiety

  title={Relation between Dogmatism and Anxiety},
  author={Hans Gaensslen and Friday May and F W{\"o}lpert},
  journal={Psychological Reports},
  pages={955 - 958}
The Dogmatism scale consists of items whose semantic content is anxiety and of items whose content is purely dogmatic. The first group of items correlates highly with all seven anxiety dimensions from Cattell's 16 PF Test, the second group moderately with only 2 of the 7 anxiety dimensions. Therefore, the significant correlation of the usually computed total Dogmatism score with 4 anxiety dimensions cannot be regarded as a valid proof of Rokeach's hypothesis of a general relation between… 
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