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The Aspects of Identity Questionnaire (4th Edition; AIQ-IV)

 


Assessment name:  The Aspects of Identity Questionnaire (4th Edition;

AIQ-IV)

Scale overview: The Aspects of Identity Questionnaire (4th Edition; AIQ-IV) measures four different aspects of self-identity: personal, relational, collective, and public.

The four different aspects are known as the tetrapartite model (Cheek & Cheek, 2018)


Authors: Cheek & Briggs, 2013

Response Type: The AIQ-IV uses a 5-point rating scale of personal importance.

1 = Not important to my sense of who I am

2 = Slightly important to my sense of who I am

3 = Somewhat important to my sense of who I am

4 = Very important to my sense of who I am

5 = Extremely important to my sense of who I am

Scale items

The items list 45 aspects of self-identity such as personal goals and appearance, relationships, religion, and social status.

Psychometric properties

Internal consistency. Sabates and Price (2023) reported good to high alpha values for the subscales using the 4th edition.

Availability:

Cheek and Tropp at Wellesley

http://academics.wellesley.edu/Psychology/Cheek/identity.html

Author contact information:

Jonathan M. Cheek, Department of Psychology Wellesley College

email: jcheek@wellesley.edu

Linda R. Tropp, email: tropp@bc.edu

Reference for the scale

Cheek, J. M., & Briggs, S. R. (2013). Aspects of identity questionnaire (AIQ[1]IV). Measurement Instrument Database for the Social Science. http://www .midss.ie

Cheek, N. N., & Cheek, J. M. (2018). Aspects of identity: From the inner-outer metaphor to a tetrapartite model of the self. Self and Identity, 17(4), 467–482. https://doi.org/10.1080/15298868.2017.1412347

Sabates, A. M., & Price, L. (2023). Self-identity orientation and religious identity: An application of the tetrapartite model of self. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality. https://doi.org/10.1037/rel0000490

 

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