Can state and trait variables be disentangled? A methodological framework for psychiatric disorders.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The goal of this study is to propose conceptual and operational definitions of "state" and "trait", and a methodological approach to document empirically the state and trait aspects of a characteristic. An example using real data related to rapid eye movement latency for patients with major depressive disorder is presented to model the application of this method.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kraemer, HC; Gullion, CM; Rush, AJ; Frank, E; Kupfer, DJ

Published Date

  • April 1994

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 52 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 55 - 69

PubMed ID

  • 8047622

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0165-1781

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0165-1781(94)90120-1


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Ireland