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Development and construct validation of a measure of attitudes toward public exposure to sexual stimuli.
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PMID:  16367126     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Developed a brief, reliable, and valid measure of attitudes toward public exposure to sexual stimuli. Both advocates and opponents of public exposure to such stimuli typically cite presumed effects upon children. Consequently many of the Likert format items in the several versions of the scale deal with prescriptive and prescriptive beliefs about the exposure of children to sex related stimuli. Over a three-year period five different groups of respondents participated in the study. Both the longer and the shorter versions of the scale administered to these groups appear to have acceptable reliabilities. In an attempt to provide construct validation information, the relationships between the Acceptance of Public Sexuality Scale and several measures of traditionalism were examined. As expected, scores on the scale were inversely related to measures of traditionalism and positively related to measures of modernity Possible uses of the scale were discussed.
Authors:
J E Crawford; T J Crawford
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of personality assessment     Volume:  42     ISSN:  0022-3891     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pers Assess     Publication Date:  1978 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-12-21     Completed Date:  2006-02-01     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1260201     Medline TA:  J Pers Assess     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  392-400     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Division of Educational Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, USA.
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