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Vol. 35, No. 1, 2002
Issue release date: January – February
Section title: Original Paper
Psychopathology 2002;35:28–35
(DOI:10.1159/000056213)

Is There a Gender Difference in a Factorial Structure of the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale?

A Test by Structural Equation Modeling

Hayashi N.a,c · Igarashi Y.b,c · Yamashina M.d · Suda K.e
Departments of aSchizophrenia Research and bMental Health Services, Tokyo Institute of Psychiatry, cDepartment of Psychiatry, Tokyo Metropolitan Matsuzawa Hospital, dDepartment of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Juntendo University, eDepartment of Psychiatry, Tokyo Metropolitan Fuchu Hospital, Tokyo, Japan

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Abstract of Original Paper

Published online: April 29, 2002
Issue release date: January – February

Number of Print Pages: 8
Number of Figures: 1
Number of Tables: 6

ISSN: 0254-4962 (Print)
eISSN: 1423-033X (Online)

For additional information: http://www.karger.com/PSP

Abstract

By means of the multisample structured means strategy, we examined gender differences in a five-factorial structure model of Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) ratings of 308 patients of both sexes with DSM-IV schizophrenia with comparable age at investigation and overall symptomatic severity across sex. The test indicated that the factors and component symptoms were common across sex, whereas the factor loadings might be different. However, the model that incorporated the difference in the factor loadings did not improve model fit indices. Therefore, it is concluded that this investigation elicited only minimal gender differences, and on the whole confirmed the PANSS five-factor structure for both sexes.

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Article / Publication Details

First-Page Preview
Abstract of Original Paper

Published online: April 29, 2002
Issue release date: January – February

Number of Print Pages: 8
Number of Figures: 1
Number of Tables: 6

ISSN: 0254-4962 (Print)
eISSN: 1423-033X (Online)

For additional information: http://www.karger.com/PSP


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