Factor Analysis, Statistical
"Factor Analysis, Statistical" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A set of statistical methods for analyzing the correlations among several variables in order to estimate the number of fundamental dimensions that underlie the observed data and to describe and measure those dimensions. It is used frequently in the development of scoring systems for rating scales and questionnaires.
Descriptor ID 
D005163

MeSH Number(s) 
E05.318.740.400 N05.715.360.750.350 N06.850.520.830.400

Concept/Terms 
Factor Analysis, Statistical Factor Analysis, Statistical
 Analysis, Statistical Factor
 Analyses, Statistical Factor
 Factor Analyses, Statistical
 Statistical Factor Analyses
 Statistical Factor Analysis

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2012  0  3  3 
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2015  0  2  2 
2016  0  3  3 
2017  2  1  3 
2018  0  3  3 
2019  0  2  2 
2020  0  2  2 
2021  0  2  2 
2022  0  2  2 
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Factor Analysis, Statistical" by people in Profiles.

Factor analysis of the stigma scalechild in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. J Psychosom Res. 2023 01; 164:111095.

Examining patterns of executive functioning across dimensions of psychopathology. J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry. 2022 12; 77:101778.

Psychometric properties of the Anxiety Sensitivity Index3 in adults with substance use disorders. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2022 01; 132:108507.

Confirmatory factor analysis of imPACT cognitive tests in high school athletes. Psychol Assess. 2021 Aug; 33(8):746755.

Developing and Validating an Instrument to Evaluate TheoryBased Behavioral Antecedents of Consuming a HighFiber Diet. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 06 17; 17(12).

Development and Validation of Religious Tolerance Scale for Youth. J Relig Health. 2020 Jun; 59(3):14811493.

Construct validity of the Comprehensive Assessment of Psychopathic Personality (CAPP) Lexical Rating Scale. Personal Disord. 2020 11; 11(6):418430.

Continued development of the Rural Active Living Perceived Environmental Support Scale (RALPESS): preliminary evidence for validity among American Indians. Rural Remote Health. 2019 06; 19(2):5200.

Factor Analysis of the Texas Functional Living Scale in an Outpatient Clinical Sample. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2019 Jan 24; 35(1):116121.

A Composite Measure of Caregiver Burden in Dementia: The Dementia Burden ScaleCaregiver. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 09; 66(9):17851789.