Focus on psychometrics. The multitrait–multimethod approach to construct validity

Sandra L. Ferketich, Aurelio J. Figueredo, Thomas R. Knapp

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The multitrait–multimethod matrix approach as proposed by Campbell and Fiske (1959) was an important contribution to our understanding of the nature of validation procedures. There are, however, problems encountered when using the Campbell and Fiske (1959) approach. The purpose of this article is to discuss the method and selected problems, and to propose an alternate approach to address those problems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)315-320
Number of pages6
JournalResearch in Nursing & Health
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1991


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  • Nursing(all)

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