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Table 3 Convergent validity of the ASI scores

From: Psychometric investigation of the French version of the Aberrant Salience Inventory (ASI): differentiating patients with psychosis, patients with other psychiatric diagnoses and non-clinical participants

  ASI
Enhanced interpretation and emotionality Sharpening of senses Heightened cognition
General population (N = 282)
 Highly Sensitive Person Scale (HSPS) 0.401* 0.254* 0.306*
 Internal and External Encoding Style Questionnaire (ESQ) 0.415* 0.176* 0.251*
 Magical Ideation Scale (MIS) 0.601* 0.410* 0.534*
 Perceptual Aberration Scale (PAS) 0.547* 0.353* 0.453*
 Launay–Slade Hallucinations Scale (LSHS) N/A N/A N/A
Clinical population (N = 150)
 Highly Sensitive Person Scale (HSPS) 0.513* 0.396* 0.198*
 Internal and External Encoding Style Questionnaire (ESQ) 0.488* 0.450* 0.321*
 Magical Ideation Scale (MIS) 0.576* 0.396* 0.673*
 Perceptual Aberration Scale (PAS) 0.559* 0.444* 0.342*
 Launay–Slade Hallucinations Scale (LSHS) 0.584* 0.448* 0.460*
  1. * p < 0 .05; N/A = not available in the general population group