Questionnaire S. Bem: theoretical and practical aspects of using
T.V. Snegireva, V.A. Kochnev
Psychological Institute RAE, Moscow
The article presents a retrospective analysis of sex-role identity questionnaire S. Bem. Purpose – filling those gaps of information that can be detected when using an adapted version of its widely distributed in modern domestic experimental and applied psychology. Examines in detail the theoretical background and stages of development tools; subjected to detailed analysis of its psychometric aspects. The classification of types of sex-role identity, where they receive an expansive interpretation of the phenomena not only «masculine» and «femininity», but also the so-called «psychological androgyny», which is the subject of primary interest to S. Bem.
Keywords: sex-role identity of personality, masculinity, femininity, androgyny, cultural and historical implications, social desirability, the types of sex-role identity, psychometric aspects.