Ego Function Assessment of nonclinical individuals

Samuel Juni, Manfred E. Straehle

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Ego Function Assessment was adapted into a self-report inventory yielding 12 operationalized function measures. 426 respondents from a stratified sample completed the inventory. In addition, 42 respondents completed the inventory twice within a 20-day period. A hierarchical algorithm was used to revise the 12 scales to maximize internal consistencies. Their stabilities were assessed by analyzing the retest scores. Standardization, reliability, and stability data are presented for the original and revised scales. Results show adequate reliability, suggesting that the tool may be useful to measure ego functioning in nonclinical populations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)679-686
Number of pages8
JournalPsychological reports
Issue number2
StatePublished - Oct 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Psychology


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