Reference List for the BASIS-A Inventory
Many professionals using the instrument may be interested in the variety of ways the BASIS-A Inventory has been used in clinical, educational, and organizational settings. To follow are references that the consumer can consult to provide additional ideas for treatment planning, relationships with other psychological constructs, research possibilities, and business setting applications. Client populations that have been included in this reference list or dissertations include college students, parents, adjudicated youth, prisoners, sexually abused children, Latino adults, graduate Masters of Business Administration students, corporate leaders, teachers, diabetic clients, troubled children, substance abusers, sexual offenders, seminary students, and pre-marital couples. The reference list below does not include references to dissertations at the present time.
BASIS-A Reference List: Professional Journals, Manuals, Book Chapters
and the Mental Measurements Year Book
Appleton, B. A., & Stanwyck, D. (1996). Teacher personality, pupil control ideology, and
leadership style. The Journal of Individual Psychology, 52 (2), 119-129.
Butler, D.S., & Mullis, F. (2001) Forgiveness: Conflict resolution strategy in the
workplace. The Journal of Individual Psychology, 57(3), 259-272.
Choca, J. P. (1998). Review of the BASIS-A Inventory. In J. C. Impara, & B.S. Plake
(Eds.), The Thirteenth Mental Measurements Yearbook. Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements. (Review of the BASIS-A Inventory)
Curlette, W. L., Kern, R. M., & Wheeler, M. S. (1996). Uses and interpretations of scores
on the BASIS-A Inventory. The Journal of Individual Psychology, 52(2), 95-103.
Curlette, W. L., Wheeler, M. S., & Kern, R. M. (1997). BASIS-A inventory technical
manual. Highlands, NC: TRT Associates.
Curlette, W. L., Kern, R. M., Gfroerer, K. P., & Whitaker, I. Y. (1999). A comparison of
two social interest assessment instruments with implications for managed care. The Journal of Individual Psychology, 55(1), 62-71.
Dinter, L. D. (2000). The Relationship between self-efficacy and lifestyle patterns. The
Journal of Individual Psychology, 56(4), 462-473.
Kemp, D. E., & Center, D. B. (2000). Troubled children grown-up: Antisocial behavior
in young adult criminals. Education and Treatment of Children, 23(3), 223-238.
Kern, R. M., & Riordan, R. J. (1995). Assessing family-of-origin issues in supervision.
Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy For Couples and Families 3(4),
Kern, R., Gfroerer, K., Summers, Y., Curlette, W., & Matheny, K. (1996). Life-style,
personality, and stress coping. Individual Psychology, 52(1), 42-53.
Kern, R., Penick, J., &
Hambry, R. (1996). Personality, stress and prediction of diabetic
regimen compliance and BASIS-A personality indicators. The Diabetes Educator,
Kern, R., Snow, J., & Ritter, K. (19). Making the lifestyle concept measurable.
Psychological Fingerprints: Lifestyle Assessments and Intervention. In Eckstein,
D., & Kern, R., (Eds.). Iowa, Kendall/Hurt Publishing Company. 68-78.
Kern, R., Wheeler, M., & Curlette, W. (1997) BASIS-A inventory Interpretative
Manual. Highlands, NC. TRT Associates.
Kern, R., Edwards, D., Flowers, C., Lambert, R., & Belangee, S. (1999). Teachers’
lifestyles and their perceptions of students’ behaviors. The Journal of Individual
Psychology, 55(4), 422-436.
Kern, R., Rassmussen, P., Byrd, S., & Wittschen, L. (1999). Life-style, personality, and
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in young adults. The Journal of Individual
Psychology, 55(2), 186-199.
Kutchins, K., Curlette, W. L., & Kern, R. M., (1997). To what extent is there a
relationship between personality priorities and lifestyle themes. The Journal of
Individual Psychology, 52(2), 373-387.
McGreevy, M. H., Newbauer, J. F., & Carich, M. S. (2001). Comparison of lifestyle
profiles of incarcerated sexual offenders with those of persons incarcerated for
other crimes. The Journal of Individual Psychology, 57(1), 67-77.
Miranda, A. O., Goodman, E. D., & Kern, R. M. (1996). Similarities between social
interest and contemporary definitions of corporate leadership. Individual
Psychology, 52(3), 261-267.
Miranda, A., Frevert, V., & Kern, R. (1998). Lifestyle differences between bicultural and
low-and-high acculturation-level Latino adults. The Journal of Individual
Psychology, 54(1), 119-134.
Morris-Conley, C., & Kern, R. (in press). The relationship between lifestyle and
conflict resolution strategy. The Journal of Individual
Peluso P., & Kern, R. (2002) An Adlerian model for assessing and treating the
perpetrators of domestic violence. The Journal of Individual Psychology
Peluso, P., Stoltz, K. (2002). Using the Adlerian Lifestyle Construct as a Strengths
Assessment Tool for
Improving Employees’ Success. Counseling Employees: A
Multifaceted Approach. Edited by: Daya Singh Sandhu. ACA.
Rassmussen, P. R., Martin, M. F., & Sorrow, D. L. (2001). BASIS-A lifestyle themes,
MMPI-A, and childhood sexual abuse: Conclusions from a residential sample.
The Journal of Individual Psychology, 57(1), 78-90.
Slaton, B. J., Kern, R. M., & Curlette, W. L. (2000). Personality profiles of inmates. The
Journal of Individual Psychology, 56(1), 88-109.
Smith, S., Kern, R., Curlette, W., & Mullis, F. (2001). Personality profiles
using Adlerian lifestyle themes among adjudicated adolescents. The Journal of Individual Psychology, 57(3). 224-245.
Snow, J.N., & Kern, R. (2001) Teacher in-service, experiential learning, and Individual
Psychology. The Journal of Individual Psychology, 57(4), 400-410.
Snow, J.N., Frey, M., Kern, R. (2002). Attrition, financial incentives, and parent
education. The Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy For Couples and
Families, 10(4), 373-378.
Snow, J. N., Kern, R. M., & Curlette, W. L. (2001). Identifying personality traits
associated with attrition in systematic training for effective parenting groups. The
Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families 9(2),
Wheeler, M. S. (1996). Using the BASIS-A Inventory: Examples from a clinical setting.
The Journal of Individual Psychology, 52(2), 104-118.