Transgender Positive Identity Measure (T-PIM)


Scale name: Transgender Positive Identity Measure (T-PIM)

Scale overview: The Transgender Positive Identity Measure (T-PIM) is a 24-item, 7-point measure of positive identity for people who identify as transgender.

Authors: Riggle, E. D. B., & Mohr, J. J. (2015)

Response Type: 7-point rating scale; 1 = disagree strongly, 7 = agree strongly

Subscales: There are five factors




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Sample items

    My LGBT identity has given me more confidence

    I feel supported by the LGBT community

Reliability: Alpha for the 24-items was .93. Alpha values for the five subscales range from .81 to .92.

Validity: The authors reported  their method of selecting five factors based on factor analysis.

Availability: The full set of 24 items can be found in the PsycTESTS reference.

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Riggle, E. D. B., & Mohr, J. J. (2015). Transgender Positive Identity Measure. PsycTESTS.

Riggle, E. D. B., & Mohr, J. J. (2015). A proposed multi factor measure of positive identity for transgender identified individuals. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity2(1), 78–85.


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