Intolerance of ambiguity as a personality variable1


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    This paper is an abridgment and modification of a dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Ph D degree at Columbia University, 1960 I am grateful to Professor Richard Christie, my sponsor, for his help during the entire study, to the many individuals who helped make available the samples used, and above all to my late wife Janet Anzel Budner for her invaluable support and help This study was completed m the course of research related to personality variables affecting the performance of medical school students under a grant-in-aid from the Commonwealth Fund to the Bureau of Applied Social Research at Columbia University It may be identified as Publication No A319 of the Bureau of Applied Social Research. A segment of this paper was read at the 1959 meeting of the APA