Journal article

Relating the components of figure preference to the components of hypomania

D Rawlings, G Georgiou

CREATIVITY RESEARCH JOURNAL | LAWRENCE ERLBAUM ASSOC INC | Published : 2004

Abstract

This study explored the relationship between two measures of figure preference (an "origence" measure derived from the Welsh Figure Preference Test (1987) and a polygon-based task) and the Hypomanic Personality Scale (HoP), in a sample of 170 introductory psychology students. A multidimensional measure of schizotypal traits, the Oxford-Liverpool Inventory of Feelings and Experiences (O-LIFE; Mason, Claridge, & Jackson, 1995), was also administered. A focus of the analysis involved the correlation of HoP subscales, produced from a previous large-scale factor analysis, with factors produced from Principal Components Analyses of the two figure preference tasks. Hypomanic personality was associa..

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