Dual Factor Socially Desirable Responding and Contrasts in Intrinsic and Extrinsic Religious Motivation

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A follow-up was done to Leak and Fish's (1989) study of intrinsically and extrinsically religious individuals using Paulhus' (1984) Balanced Inventory of Desirable Responding, a two factor scale of socially desirable responding measuring self-deceptive enhancement (SDE) and impression management (IM). 275 introduction to psychology students were group tested and categorized by gender and by religious orientation with Allport and Ross's (1967) fourfold Religious Orientation Scale (ROS). Differences between the four types were hypothesized on the religious relevance of the SDE and IM scale items. A difference score was also computed by contrasting two instructional sets on the BIDR as a ... continued below

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McKay, Brock L. (Brock Lindsay) December 1994.

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A follow-up was done to Leak and Fish's (1989) study of intrinsically and extrinsically religious individuals using Paulhus' (1984) Balanced Inventory of Desirable Responding, a two factor scale of socially desirable responding measuring self-deceptive enhancement (SDE) and impression management (IM). 275 introduction to psychology students were group tested and categorized by gender and by religious orientation with Allport and Ross's (1967) fourfold Religious Orientation Scale (ROS). Differences between the four types were hypothesized on the religious relevance of the SDE and IM scale items. A difference score was also computed by contrasting two instructional sets on the BIDR as a measure of variation across situations. Measures of private and public self-consciousness, social anxiety, fear of negative evaluation, and self esteem were included.

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McKay, Brock L. (Brock Lindsay). Dual Factor Socially Desirable Responding and Contrasts in Intrinsic and Extrinsic Religious Motivation, dissertation, December 1994; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278762/: accessed September 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .