Masculinity-femininity scale | definition of masculinity-femininity scale by Medical dictionary
any scale on a psychological test that assesses the relative masculinity or femininity of a subject tested; scales vary and may focus, for example, on basic identification with either sex or preference for a particular sex role.
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Masculinity-Femininity Scale of the Strong Vocational Interest Blank (SVIB)
The Masculinity-Femininity scale (Mf) focused on "persons tending to identify with the opposite sex, rather than their own" (Thorndike & Hagen, 1977, p.