The Color-A-Person Body Dissatisfaction Test: stability, internal consistency, validity, and factor structure.

@article{Wooley1991TheCB,
  title={The Color-A-Person Body Dissatisfaction Test: stability, internal consistency, validity, and factor structure.},
  author={O W Wooley and S Roll},
  journal={Journal of personality assessment},
  year={1991},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={395-413}
}
Stability, internal consistency, validity, and factor structure of the Color-A-Person Body Dissatisfaction Test (CAPT) were assessed. Two- and 4-week test-retest correlations for college students and alpha coefficients for students and eating-disorder patients ranged from .70 to .89. Factor structure was unaffected by gender and clinical status. Correlations were mostly between -.40 and -.60 with Rosenberg's (1965) Self-Esteem Scale and Secord and Jourard's (1953) Body Cathexis Scale (BCS). Men… CONTINUE READING

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