The Adult Irrational Ideas Inventory: Its factor structure and correlations with measures of social desirability.

Proceedings of the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association 01/1972;


53 male and 74 female introductory psychology students served as Ss. The Adult Irrational Ideas Inventory (AII), based on Ellis' rational-emotive psychotherapy, was found: (a) to be significantly (p < .001) correlated with 2 measures of social desirability, (b) to have a low KR-21 value, and (c) to possess a factor structure bearing little resemblance to Ellis' 11 major irrational ideas. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved)

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