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The higher-order factor structures of five personality inventories. / Woods, Stephen ; Hardy, Claire.

In: Personality and Individual Differences, Vol. 52, No. 4, 2012, p. 552-558.

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Woods, S & Hardy, C 2012, 'The higher-order factor structures of five personality inventories', Personality and Individual Differences, vol. 52, no. 4, pp. 552-558. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2011.11.001

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Woods, Stephen ; Hardy, Claire. / The higher-order factor structures of five personality inventories. In: Personality and Individual Differences. 2012 ; Vol. 52, No. 4. pp. 552-558.

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