Pilkonis Personality Studies: Background Information Questionnaire (BIQ)
Internal Dataset

UID: 29

Author(s): Pilkonis, Paul*+ * Corresponding Author + University of Pittsburgh Author

This data package contains SPSS data and codebooks containing participant demographic information for several personality studies conducted by Paul Pilkonis 1990-2017.

Associated studies:

  1. Validity in the Diagnosis of Personality Disorders ("Validity")
  2. Screening for Personality Disorders ("Screening")
  3. Interpersonal Functioning in Borderline Personality ("Interpersonal Functioning")
  4. Interpersonal Functioning and Emotion in Borderline Personality ("Emotion and Interpersonal Functioning")
  5. Interpersonal Functioning and Emotion in Borderline Personality ("Couples")

Data include self-reported demographic information, length of current relationship (couples), occupational status, income, sexual orientation, and educational attainment, as well as a checklist of common medical problems, medications and a list of individuals who live with the participant.

Note: The BIQ was changed slightly for each study. Each version is included, and variable lists included.

1990 - 2017
Subject of Study
Population Age
Subject Gender
Subject Sex
Access via D-Scholarship

SPSS data and Microsoft Word documentation related to five studies.
Accession #: 35424

Access Restrictions
Free to all
Access Instructions
Free to access through University of Pittsburgh's D-Scholarship institutional repository.
Data Type
Software Used
Study Type
Dataset Format(s)
SPSS data file (.SAV), DOC (.doc, .docx, .docm)
Resource Type(s)
Dataset Size
503 kB
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