The Anger Self-Report questionnaire measures awareness of anger, its behavioral expression, and amounts of personal mistrust and guilt. Separation of these factors is extremely important for psychodynamic and related psychotherapies' formulations of aggression.
Number of Versions: 1 Version: Anger Self-Report Author(s): Martin L. Zelin, Gerald Adler, & Paul Myerson Date of Publication: 1972 Material(s) Needed for Test: Instrument Manual: Not Available Charge for one form or kit: No
Purpose and Nature of Test
Aggression, Anger Population for which designed:
Age Range: 13 and older Method of Administration: Group and Individual Source of Information: Self Subtests and Scores:
Awareness of Anger, General Expression of Anger, Physical Aggression, Verbal Aggression, Guilt, Condemnation of Anger, Mistrust or Suspicion Number of Items: 64 Type of Scale: Likert
Sample Size: 173 Population: Psychiatric patients, College Students Culture/ethnicity: Not reported by author(s). SES Level: Not reported by author(s).
Psychometric information: Provided for Subscales. The range of Test-Retest Value: Not assessed The range of Inter-rater reliability: Not assessed The range of Internal consistency: 0.64 to 0.83
Validity:Criterion validity was assessed and found to be acceptable.
Scoring Procedure: Manual Scoring Examiner Qualifications and Training Required: None Permission Required to Use Instrument: Yes If yes, by whom: Martin L. Zelin
Original Reference(s): Anger Self-Report: An objective questionnaire for the measurement of aggression. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 39 (2), 340. Other Reference(s): Schill, T., & Wang, S. (1990). Correlates of the MMPI-2 Anger Content Scale. Psychological Reports, 67, 800-802.
Zelin, M. L., Adler, G., & Myerson, P. G. (1972). The Anger Self-Report: An Objective Questionnaire for the Measurement of Aggression. Unpublished manuscript, Tufts University.
Name: Martin Zelin, Ph.D.
Organization: Department of Psychology Address: 490 Boston Avenue City: Medford State: MA Zip: 02155 Phone: (617) 627-5904 Fax: (617) 627-3181 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://ase.tufts.edu/psychology/siteguide.ht,l Other: Associate Professor
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