Participants in psychology studies are more likely than average to exhibit symptoms of personality disorders, potentially skewing the findings of such research
Article URL: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0281046
Article Title: Self-selection biases in psychological studies: Personality and affective disorders are prevalent among participants
Author Countries: Poland, Spain, Italy
Funding: To conduct Face-to-Face Studies IK was supported by grants 2017/01/X/HS6/02022 from the National Center of Science and BNS 52/20-P. PKJ was partially funded by the grant 2019/35/B/HS6/00682 from National Center of Science. The Online Survey with Volunteers Sample was supported by Ministry of Science and Higher Education in Poland in the form of subsidy for the maintenance and development of research potential at The Maria Grzegorzewska University in 2020. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.
Self-selection biases in psychological studies: Personality and affective disorders are prevalent among participants
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