IVE. IMPULSIVENESS INVENTORY

Authors:
Hans J. Eysenck i Sybil B. G. Eysenck (2006)
Polish adaptation:
Team of the Psychological Test Laboratory of the Polish Psychological Association
Polish normalization and manual:
Aleksandra Jaworowska (2011)
Age:
Students of high school and above, adults.
Procedure:
Individual or group administration, no time limit, approx. 10 min.
Test users:
Psychologists (psychology diploma required).

IVE serves to assess three personality traits: impulsiveness, venturesomeness, and empathy.

DESCRIPTION: IVE consists of 54 questions to be answered with Yes or No. Scores are calculated in three scales: Impulsiveness, Venturesomeness, and Empathy.

RELIABILITY: Satisfactory stability of all the scales as well as internal consistency of Impulsiveness and Venturesomeness, lower for Empathy.

VALIDITY: Confirmed factorial validity, correlations with other personality measures (EPQ-R (S), MMPI-2, ACL, STAI) and Rokeach Value Survey, as expected. Criterion validity assessed by analyzing results of clinical groups (neurotics, alcoholics, drug addicts, prisoners) plus results of job groups and unemployed people.

NORMS: Developed for two groups aged 16-30 and 31-69, for women and men separately.

APPLICATIONS: Research, individual diagnosis, identifying unadapted people (clinical psychology), job recruitment and selection (psychology of job and organization), job counseling (educational psychology).

MATERIALS:
•    Kit (original manual to EPQ-R, EPQ-R(S) and IVE, manual with polish normalization, 25 questionnaires, set of 3 scoring keys)
•    Original manual to EPQ-R, EPQ-R(S) and IVE
•    Manual with Polish normalization,
•    questionnaires (25 copies)
•    set of 3 scoring keys

Please note: All of our tests are published in Polish. There are not available other language versions of our tools.

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