Original paper

Optimism and pessimism in the general population: Psychometric properties of the Life Orientation Test (LOT-R)

Volume: 17, Issue: 2, Pages: 161 - 170
Published: May 1, 2017
Abstract
Background/Objective: The Life Orientation Test-Revised (LOT-R) is often used to assess dispositional optimism. The aims of this study were to test psychometric properties of the LOT-R, to provide normative scores, and to test the association between optimism and several psychological, sociodemographic, and behavioral factors. Method: A randomly selected German general population community sample with an age range of 18-80 years (N = 9,711) was...
Paper Details
Title
Optimism and pessimism in the general population: Psychometric properties of the Life Orientation Test (LOT-R)
Published Date
May 1, 2017
Volume
17
Issue
2
Pages
161 - 170
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