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
Originele taal-2English
Pagina's (van-tot)483-484
Aantal pagina's2
TijdschriftPersonality and Individual Differences
Nummer van het tijdschrift3
StatusPublished - 1993

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