Journal article

[Confirmatory factor analysis of schizotypal personality traits in university students].

Emre Bora, Leyla Baysan Arabaci

Turk Psikiyatri Derg | Published : 2009

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Investigating the factor structure of schizotypal traits in normal population is important to describe the clinical phenotypes associated with susceptibility to schizophrenia. Schizotypal Personality Questionnaire (SPQ) is a commonly used self-rated measure to assess schizotypal traits. While Raine's three-factorial model is most commonly supported model explaining factor structure of schizotypal traits, there is also evidence supporting alternative models. The aim of this study is compare the goodness-of-fitness of various models about factor structure of the SPQ in a substantial number of university students. METHOD: 1059 university students were participated in the study. Alter..

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