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Samuel Assessment Methods for Personality and Psychopathology Laboratory
 

Assessment Instruments

Five Factor Model Rating Form

Five Factor Model Rating Form (FFMRF; Mullins-Sweatt, Jamerson, Samuel, Olson, & Widiger, 2006) is a brief, one-page instrument for collecting ratings of the Five Factor Model domains and the 30 facets proposed by Costa and McCrae via the NEO Personality Inventory - Revised. Each of the 30 facets is assessed by a single item that is anchored at both the low and high ends by a set of 2-3 adjectives. The FFMRF was originally designed as method for therapists to describe their clients but has also been used and studied as a self-report measure.

FFMRF Therapist Version

FFMRF Self-report Version


Five Factor Obsessive-Compulsive Inventory

The Five Factor Obsessive-Compulsive Inventory (FFOCI; Mullins-Sweatt, Jamerson, Samuel, Olson, & Widiger, 2006) is a newly-developed measure of traits relevant to obsessive-compulsive personality disorder from the perspective of the five-factor model (FFM). It has twelve scales that were constructed to assess maladaptive variants of specific FFM facets (e.g., Perfectionism as a maladaptive variant of FFM competence). Each scale contains 10 items, for a total of 120 items on the entire measure. Recently a short-form was developed using Item-Response Theory to abbreviate each scale to 4 items, for a total of 48 items. 

FFOCI

FFOCI Short Form