The importance of modeling method effects: resolving the (uni)dimensionality of the loneliness questionnaire.

@article{Ebesutani2012TheIO,
  title={The importance of modeling method effects: resolving the (uni)dimensionality of the loneliness questionnaire.},
  author={Chad Ebesutani and Christopher F Drescher and Steven P. Reise and Laurie J Heiden and Terry L Hight and John D Damon and John E. Young},
  journal={Journal of personality assessment},
  year={2012},
  volume={94 2},
  pages={186-95}
}
This study sought to resolve the dimensionality of the Loneliness Questionnaire (LQ; Asher, Hymel, & Renshaw, 1984) by applying recommended confirmatory factor analytic procedures that control for method effects (Brown, 2003). This study was needed given that inconsistent findings have been reported recently regarding the structure of this instrument (Bagner, Storch, & Roberti, 2004) and all models to date have not accounted for method effects due to the non-reversed-worded and reversed-worded… CONTINUE READING