A new measure of ontological insecurity predicts mental health

In two large studies of non-clinical participants (N = 600), published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology in 2020, Dr. Nicholas Marlowe and his colleagues developed the Ontological Insecurity Scale (OIS-34), the first psychometrically sound measure of the degree of coherence and integrity attaching to the sense of self. Having operationalised the construct, the researchers …

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