Namespaces Article Talk. New York: Springer-Verlag. Perhaps the BSRI does not describe masculinity and femininity in ways that fit the context of our study population. J Pers Assess View Article Google Scholar 7. Gender is often overlooked in studies of aging populations.
Conclusions Although the BSRI appears to be a valid indicator of gender among elderly Brazilians, the gender role status identified with the BSRI was not correlated with being male or female. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology Browse Subject Areas?
Using only sex in research automatically dichotomizes a population. Sex and gender in biomedicine: Theories, methodologies, results. Of those, 10 positive and 10 negative characteristics were chosen e. Psychol Bull
Rating document, note though, that the scale items for androgynous are actually Neutral items. J Pers Soc Psychol J Gerontol Hoffman DM, Fidell LS Characteristics of androgynous, undifferentiated, masculine, and feminine middle-class women.
Defining Gender Roles Gender is an understudied area in health research, particularly among older adults. Bem Sex-Role Inventory. Bem distributed the list of items to two samples of undergraduate students at Stanford University.