This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. J Clin Psychiatry [Internet] ; 59 Suppl 20 The impact of gender on understanding the epidemiology of schizophrenia.
View Article Google Scholar 9. Bem was the first to conceptualize gender roles as something other than exclusively masculine and feminine [ 3 — 5 ], defining a third role, androgyny, that combined both masculine and feminine traits and a fourth category, undifferentiated, describing people whose scores on both masculine and feminine traits were low [ 6 ].
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Traits are evenly dispersed, 20 masculine, 20 feminine, and 20 filler traits thought to be gender neutral. Download as PDF Printable version. The Bem Sex-Role Inventory offers four different possible resulting categorizations: masculine, feminine, androgynous and undifferentiated.
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Schizophr Bull [Internet] ; 20 4 —9. Although the BSRI generally is accepted as the standard by which other sex-typed personality instruments are evaluated, the test has been criticized on technical and theoretical grounds.
The short form discards the traits "feminine", "masculine", and "athletic" from the self-report scales.