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Using the Origin and Pawn, positive affect, CASPM, and cognitive anxiety content analysis scales in counseling research

Journal Article


Abstract


  • Content analysis scales apply rigorous measurement to verbal communications and make possible the quantification of text in counseling research. The limitations of the Origin and Pawn Scales (M. T. Westbrook& L. L. Viney, 1980), the Positive Affect Scale (M. T. Westbrook, 1976), the Content Analysis Scales of Psychosocial Maturity (CASPM; L. L. Viney & A. M. Tych, 1985), and the Cognitive Anxiety Scale (L. L. Viney & M. T. Westbrook, 1976) are here described, as are their conceptual underpinnings, the psychometrics of their scores, and examples of their use in counseling research.

Publication Date


  • 2005

Citation


  • Viney, L. L., & Caputi, P. (2005). Using the Origin and Pawn, positive affect, CASPM, and cognitive anxiety content analysis scales in counseling research. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 38(2), 115-126. doi:10.1080/07481756.2005.11909773

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-23744508105

Web Of Science Accession Number


Start Page


  • 115

End Page


  • 126

Volume


  • 38

Issue


  • 2

Abstract


  • Content analysis scales apply rigorous measurement to verbal communications and make possible the quantification of text in counseling research. The limitations of the Origin and Pawn Scales (M. T. Westbrook& L. L. Viney, 1980), the Positive Affect Scale (M. T. Westbrook, 1976), the Content Analysis Scales of Psychosocial Maturity (CASPM; L. L. Viney & A. M. Tych, 1985), and the Cognitive Anxiety Scale (L. L. Viney & M. T. Westbrook, 1976) are here described, as are their conceptual underpinnings, the psychometrics of their scores, and examples of their use in counseling research.

Publication Date


  • 2005

Citation


  • Viney, L. L., & Caputi, P. (2005). Using the Origin and Pawn, positive affect, CASPM, and cognitive anxiety content analysis scales in counseling research. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 38(2), 115-126. doi:10.1080/07481756.2005.11909773

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-23744508105

Web Of Science Accession Number


Start Page


  • 115

End Page


  • 126

Volume


  • 38

Issue


  • 2