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Factor structure of the Spielberger anger expression scales when used with Australian prisoners
Psychological reports (2003)
  • Greg E. Dear
  • Bruce D. Watt
  • John Dockerill
Abstract

The State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory administered to prison inmates has supported the factor structure of the three anger expression scales although this structure has not been verified with Australian participants. Data collected from 397 Western Australian male prisoners produced a factor structure consistent with the scale structure outlined in the 1991 manual. Scale means and standard deviations were similar to those reported for the U.S. and Canadian prisoners. It is therefore appropriate to use the standard scoring procedures with Australian male prisoners.

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Keywords
  • State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory,
  • prison inmates,
  • anger expression scales
Disciplines
Publication Date
January 1, 2003
Citation Information
Greg E. Dear, Bruce D. Watt and John Dockerill. "Factor structure of the Spielberger anger expression scales when used with Australian prisoners" Psychological reports Vol. 92 (2003)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/bruce_watt/1/