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Table 1 Internal alphas and scale scores (Mean ± SD) of Chinese Adjective Descriptors of Personality (CADP) and the Parker Personality Measure (PERM)

From: Predicting personality disorder functioning styles by the Chinese Adjective Descriptors of Personality: a preliminary trial in healthy people and personality disorder patients

  Healthy controls (n = 201) Personality disorders (n = 67) 95 % Confidence Interval
Alpha Score Alpha Score
CADP
 Intelligent .96 63.91 ± 13.55 .96 60.12 ± 16.90 -7.81 ~ .224
 Emotional .92 51.11 ± 14.32 .92 61.93 ± 15.98* 6.46 ~ 15.17
 Conscientious .95 72.08 ± 13.50 .93 69.49 ± 14.46 -6.40 ~ 1.23
 Unsocial .90 36.79 ± 10.58 .88 48.72 ± 13.30* 8.38 ~ 15.48
 Agreeable .91 74.85 ± 11.29 .88 74.93 ± 11.44 -3.07 ~ 3.23
PERM
 Paranoid .81 20.06 ± 6.14 .82 27.39 ± 7.87* 5.23 ~ 9.42
 Schizoid .53 19.63 ± 4.14 .59 22.48 ± 5.41* 1.42 ~ 4.29
 Schizotypal .67 9.46 ± 3.30 .66 13.69 ± 4.44* 3.06 ~ 5.40
 Antisocial .74 18.84 ± 5.28 .73 23.84 ± 6.56* 3.25 ~ 6.75
 Borderline .77 20.34 ± 5.91 .75 28.57 ± 7.51* 6.23 ~ 10.23
 Histrionic .61 11.61 ± 3.44 .58 16.16 ± 4.02* 3.47 ~ 5.64
 Narcissistic .78 15.53 ± 4.95 .63 20.30 ± 5.15* 3.35 ~ 6.20
 Avoidant .78 24.00 ± 6.15 .71 31.75 ± 6.84* 5.88 ~ 9.62
 Dependent .73 21.26 ± 5.57 .73 27.30 ± 7.19* 4.13 ~ 7.95
 Obsessive-Compulsive .68 16.07 ± 4.36 .61 20.00 ± 4.24* 2.73 ~ 5.12
 Passive-Aggressive .70 19.87 ± 5.20 .76 23.99 ± 6.79* 2.31 ~ 5.92
  1. Note: * p < .05 vs. Healthy controls