MCSDS

AcronymDefinition
MCSDSMarlowe Crowne Social Desirability Scale (questionnaire)
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More and more people choose Marupe County as their residence because of 'its attractiveness and advantageous geographical position', and it is 'especially popular for family with kids' (MCSDS ...
The MCSDS (Crowne & Marlowe, 1964) assesses defensiveness--the tendency to deny one's negative, and to present one's positive characteristics.
A short version of the MCSDS was used to determine whether SCS scores were influenced by a tendency to respond in a socially desirable way.
Crowne y Marlowe administraron esta version previa de la MCSDS a una muestra de 76 estudiantes universitarios y descartaron posteriormente aquellos itemes que no habian podido discriminar entre estudiantes que puntuaban alto y que puntuaban bajo en deseabilidad social.
One study used the MCSDS to test for defensiveness rather than SDR (Consedine et al 2004) and one study reported insufficient information to draw any meaningful conclusions about SDR (Bell et al 2004a).
To examine the contributions of counselor education experiences independent of student's socially desirable attitudes, MCSDS scores were controlled statistically in all regression models.
Because we were seeking to learn about the contributions of counselor education experiences independent of students' socially desirable attitudes, MCSDS scores were controlled statistically in all regression models.
Then the participant read and signed the informed consent document, completed a brief demographics questionnaire, completed the IAT administration via computer, and finished with the paper-and-pencil versions of the IDP and the MCSDS. The administration of the IDP and the MCSDS took place in the same testing room as the IAT.
Brittan-Powell (2000) also reported that the PCIGS score correlated with the score of the MCSDS (r = .54).
For many of the patients MCSDs would be a viable alternative or adjunctive therapy.
However, researchers also argued that social desirability is not a uni-dimensional construct and that crucial distinctions exists between response biases that the MCSDS fails to take into account (see Davies, French, & Keogh, 1998; Zerbe & Paulhus, 1987).