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Anger Burnout - Profile of Mood States « Mental Health « Surveys/Scales « Downloads

Date postedJanuary 31, 2012
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The purpose of this measure is to tap into feelings of anger and burnout. This scale (scored from 0 to 64) has been used in a coping effectiveness intervention at UCSF with gay men and has been shown to decrease in intervention participants compared to comparison condition participants. It has demonstrated internal consistency (alpha = .94).

Boyle, G. J. (1988). Central clinical states: An examination of the Profile of Mood States and the Eight State Questionnaire. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavior Assessment, 10 (3), 205-215.

McNair, D. M., Lorr, M, & Droppleman, L. F. (1971). Profile of Mood States Manual. San Diego, CA: Educational And Industrial Testing Service.

alpha = .94