Notes and shorter communications; the assignment of subjects to disease prone personality types: a comment on Schmitz (1992)

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In this paper the assignment procedure is discussed which has been used in the study of Schmitz (1992; Personality and Individual Differences, 13, 683-691) investigating the relation between the personality types of Grossarth-Maticek and Eysenck and various physical complaints. One of the fundamental principles of any typology is the derivation of a clear set of assignment rules. It is argued that in the study of Schmitz such a set of rules is not specified, and that the information provided on the classification of subjects is too confined, which complicates the interpretation of the reported results
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)483-484
Number of pages2
JournalPersonality and Individual Differences
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1993

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