The joint use of Rand Q technique factor analysis can be a potent tool for validation of tests and for theory elaboration. The paper presents a method for jointly using the two techniques. A study of the concerns of counseling students is used as an heuristic demonstration of the procedure. Subjects in the study were all the students enrolled in a graduate training program in a large university in the southwestern United States.

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Journal Operant Subjectivity
Bruce Thompson, Ronald G. Frankiewicz, & G. Robert Ward. (1983). Cross-Technique Validation of Attitude Measures. Operant Subjectivity, 6(2), 37–55. doi:10.15133/j.os.1983.001