OCDP - having musical ability Additionally the DSM-IV-TR...

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Douglas B. Samuel, Thomas A. Widiger (2010). A Comparison of Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder Scale. Journal of Personality Assessment, 92(3), 232–240. In this peer-reviewed journal, a large undergraduate sample (N = 536) is used to compare 8 self-report measures of OCPD. No previous study has compared more than three measures so that it shows more various perspectives in terms of moderate convergent validity. This journal went beyond the existing literature to compare these scales to two external reference points: their relationships with Five Factor Model (FFM) and DSM-IV-TR. When FFM was used as a point of comparison, it shows important distinctions among the measures with regard with their divergent representation of conscientiousness, neuroticism, and agreeableness. It is significantly in light of proving the relationship between having OCPD and
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Unformatted text preview: having musical ability. Additionally, the DSM-IV-TR criteria provide an analysis of the construct converge indicating that the measures also varied in terms of their representation of particular diagnostic criteria. For instance, whereas some scales contained items distributed across the diagnostic criteria, others were concentrated more heavily on particular features of the DSM-IV-TR disorder. This journal doesn’t quite explain symptoms and causes of OCPD, but it statistically shows the relationship between certain individual traits such as conscientiousness, neuroticism, and agreeableness and OCPD. Such statistical information can make a connection between characteristics of individuals with musical ability and of individual with OCPD. In this light, this journal is useful to prove that there are relationships between OCPD and musical ability....
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