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Lifespan Self-Esteem Scale

  The Lifespan Self-Esteem Scale is a 4-item measure of self-esteem. The items are rated on a 5-point scale. Self-esteem is a dimension of self-concept. Self-esteem is the value people place on themselves. We learn our value in various social contexts. Self-esteem is also related to the dimension of self-concept called self-efficacy . Format The items are presented with pictures of faces representing five different responses. (1 = really sad, 2 = sad, 3 = neutral, 4 = happy, 5 = really happy). The response options are also illustrated with faces depicting the appropriate feeling (really sad = crying face, sad = slight frown, neutral = flat mouth, happy = slight smile, really happy = open-mouthed smile). Sample item 1. How do you feel about yourself? Resources See the SELF Lab at UC-Davis for a copy (Word and PDF) of the scale and research identifying its psychometric properties: There is also a manual for us

Personal Self-Concept Questionnaire (PSQ)

  The Personal Self-Concept Questionnaire  ( PSQ )   Overview The Personal Self-Concept Questionnaire (PSQ) measures self-concept based on ratings of 18 items, which are grouped into four categories: Self-fulfilment, autonomy, honesty, and emotional self-concept. Subscales : The PSQ has four subscales 1. Self-fulfilment (6 items) 2. Autonomy (4 items) 3. Honesty (3 items) 4. Emotional self-concept (5 items)  👉 [ Read more about Self-Concept and Self-Identity] The PSQ is a Likert-type scale with five response options ranging from totally disagree to totally agree. Reliability and Validity In the first study, coefficient alpha = .85 and in study two, alpha = .83. Data analysis supported a four-dimensional model (see the four categories above). Positive correlations with other self-concept measures were statistically significant. Other notes The authors estimated it took about 10 minutes to complete the PSQ. Their first study included people ages 12 to 36 ( n = 506). In the second s

Academic Self-Efficacy Scale ASE

  Overview The  Academic Self-Efficacy Scale is an application of Self-Efficacy Theory   to examine the relationship between self-efficacy and academic performance using 8-items rated on a 7-point scale. The work of Chemers et al. (2001) has been widely cited. Format The 8-items are rated on a 7-point Likert-type scale ranging from 1 = Very Untrue to 7 = Very True. Sample Items 2. I know how to take notes. 6. I usually do very well in school and at academic tasks.   Reliability, Validity, and Other Research notes In the article describing the development and use of the ASE, the authors observed: “As predicted, academic self-efficacy was significantly and directly related to academic expectations and academic performance.” (Chemers et al., 2001, p. 61)   Sutton et al. (2011) reported Cronbach's alpha of .83 in their study of academic self-esteem and personal strengths. ASE was highly positively correlated with ACT scores (.24) and GPA (.39). An Arabic version of t

Gender Identity-Dysphoria Questionnaire-Adult Adolescent

  Gender Identity/ Gender Dysphoria Questionnaire for Adolescents and Adults (GIDYQ-AA) The GIDYQ-AA is a 27-item scale with separate versions for females and males. Format : Each item is rated on a 5-point scale based on the past 12-months. The rating text is as follows (along with numerical score): Always (coded as 1), Often (2), Sometimes (3), Rarely (4), or Never (5). Versions There are two version: a female and a male version. Sample Items    Female 1. In the past 12 months, have you felt satisfied being a woman? 2. In the past 12 months, have you felt uncertain about your gender, that is, feeling somewhere inbetween a woman and a man?    Male 3. In the past 12 months, have you felt pressured by others to be a man, although you don't really feel like one?   Permission to use the questionnaire Contact the publisher (Taylor & Francis) and corresponding author ( Taylor & Francis artic

New General Self-Efficacy Scale

  Bing Images/free to share and use General Self-Efficacy refers to a trait in contrast to more specific dimensions of self-efficacy. The New General Self-Efficacy Scale (NGSES) was developed by Chen et al. (2001). The scale consists of 8-items. The assessment of Self-Efficacy may be relevant in psychotherapy, career planning, and organizational psychology. Read more about Self-Efficacy Theory .   Instructions Using a 5-point rating scale (1= strongly disagree; 3 = neither agree nor disagree; 5 = strongly agree), respondents show how much they agree with eight statements, such as “Even when things are tough, I can perform quite well.” Researchers then calculate a score for each respondent by taking the average of their ratings. Sample items I will be able to achieve most of the goals that I set for myself. When facing difficult tasks, I am certain that I will accomplish them. Reliability The authors reported alpha = .86 and .90 (two times) in study 2 (See C

Experiences in Close Relationships-Relational Structures

  SCALE NAME:   Experiences in Close Relationships-Relational Structures  (ECR-RS) AUTHORS : Fraley and others  The ECR-RS is a measure of adult attachment that includes four 9-item subscales for mother, father, romantic partner, and best friend attachment ( Fraley et al. , 2011a). Statements on the ECR-RS are rated on a 7-point scale (1 = strongly disagree ; 7 = strongly agree ).   Sample items from the ECR-RS   I find it easy to depend on this person. I often worry that this person doesn't really care for me.   Reliability values   “In our research, the ECR-RS has proven to be quite useful. The test-retest reliability (over 30 days) of the individual scales are approximately .65 for the domain of romantic relationships (including individuals who experienced breakups during the 30-day period) and .80 in the parental domain.” ( Chris-Fraley, n.d.)   Scale alpha values exceed .90 for each scale, according to Chris-Fraley .   Finding the ECR-RS Questionn

Attachment to God Scale

  The Attachment to God Scale (AGS ), like other attachment measures, includes scales for anxious and avoidant dimensions of attachment (Rowatt, 2002).  The 9-items are rated on a 7-point scale ranging from (1= strongly disagree ; 7 = strongly agree ).   Rowatt and Kirkpatrick (2002) found support for two dimensions of attachment to God and reported Alpha values of .92 for avoidance and .80 for anxious attachment (Rowatt & Kirkpatrick, 2002). If we think more positively, people who are low on anxious attachment to God would feel more secure. Likewise, people low on avoidant attachment to God would feel closer to God.   Sample items from the AGS   God seems to have little or no interest in my personal affairs. I have a warm relationship with God.   Where to find the AGS   See the Rowatt (2002) reference below.   Related Posts Attachment and Attachment Theory Attachment to God Attachment to God Inventory (AGI)     Resource Link for more tests:  A – Z