Applications of the Russian NEO-PI-R

  • Thomas A. Martin
  • Paul T. CostaJr.
  • Valery E. Oryol
  • Alexey A. Rukavishnikov
  • Ivan G. Senin
Part of the International and Cultural Psychology Series book series (ICUP)


This chapter reviews the development, revision, and use of the Russian-language version of the NEO-PI-R. Particular attention is given to items and facets that have proved least adaptable to the Russian context. Potential explanations for these difficulties are identified in Russian culture and in the current atmosphere of social, economic and political flux. Data on factor structure, cross-language equivalence, cross-observer validity, and one-year stability are reported.


Test development factor structure bilingual studies retest stability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas A. Martin
    • 1
  • Paul T. CostaJr.
    • 2
  • Valery E. Oryol
    • 3
  • Alexey A. Rukavishnikov
    • 3
  • Ivan G. Senin
    • 3
  1. 1.Susquehanna UniversityUSA
  2. 2.National Institute on AgingNIHUSA
  3. 3.Yaroslavl State UniversityRussia

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