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Self-descriptions by means of sex-role scales and personality scales: A critical evaluation of recent masculinity and femininity scales



Self-descriptions by means of sex-role scales and personality scales: A critical evaluation of recent masculinity and femininity scales



Personality and Individual Differences 7(2): 161-168



By means of M and F scales, which correspond to the logic of the BSRI or the PAQ, men describe themselves as more instrumental and women describe themselves as more expressive. Using Likert scales, to measure some parts of the M and F scales more precisely, the results proved more complex: in both trait spheres there were significant differences as well as concordances between the sexes.

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DOI: 10.1016/0191-8869(86)90051-6


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