What is it about?

This study introduces the new Multidimensional Self-Control Scale (MSCS), including a full and brief version. Findings provide support for a hierarchical model of self-control, with six specific factors, two domain factors of inhibitory and initiatory behaviors, and a higher-order factor of general self-control.

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Why is it important?

The model and the scale can be highly useful to increase understanding of self-control.

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This page is a summary of: The Multidimensional Self-Control Scale (MSCS): Development and validation., Psychological Assessment, November 2020, American Psychological Association (APA),
DOI: 10.1037/pas0000950.
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