J Gerontol Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 20, Specifically, the short form removed some feminine traits that could be seen as less socially desirable such as "gullible" and "childlike".
Phillips 3. If people score above median on both scales, they are considered to be "androgynous". However, after the change in scoring technique, androgynous is the result of scoring above the median in both masculine and feminine categories.
Information including age, sex, and marital status was collected for each participant. One can also add to this definition the expectations which are held about appropriate personality characteristics. The measurement of psychological androgyny. Exploratory factor analysis was performed, followed by a varimax rotation orthogonal solution for iteration to examine the underlying gender roles of feminine, masculine, androgynous and undifferentiated, and to validate the BSRI in older adults in Brazil.
Abstract Objectives Although gender is often acknowledged as a determinant of health, measuring its components, other than biological sex, is uncommon. Multivariate Behavioural Research, 25, Psychometrika Hoffman DM, Fidell LS Characteristics of androgynous, undifferentiated, masculine, and feminine middle-class women.
Androgyny and attachment security: Two related models of optimal personality. Streiner DL Starting at the beginning: An introduction to coefficient alpha and internal consistency. Huyck MH Continuities and discontinuities in gender identity.
Sex and gender in biomedicine: Theories, methodologies, results. For both men and women, gender identity is less rigid among older individuals [ 28 , 29 ]. PubMed: Lott B A feminist critique of androgyny: Toward the elimination of gender attributions for learned behaviour.
Also, it is culture specific, so please be cautious with the interpretation. Introduction Many researchers use the terms sex and gender interchangeably.