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Cohabitation Attitudes Scale

Assessment name: Cohabitation Attitudes Scale Scale overview: Brian Willoughby and Jason Carroll developed a six-item Cohabitation Attitudes Scale (2012a, 2012b). Response Type: The items are rated on a six-point scale of agreement ranging from 1 = very strongly disagree to 6 = very strongly agree. Scale items Participants rate four items about the value of living together and two items asking if living together is all right.   Availability: The full set of six items is available in the PsycTESTS reference.   Reference for the scale Willoughby, B. J., & Carroll, J. S. (2012). Cohabitation Attitudes Scale [Database record]. Retrieved from PsycTESTS. doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1037/t24189-000   Willoughby, B. J., & Carroll, J. S. (2012a). Correlates of attitudes toward cohabitation: Looking at the associations with demographics, relational attitudes, and dating behavior. Journal of Family Issues , 33 , 1450-1476. doi: https://dx.doi.org/ 10.1177/0192513

Attitudes Towards Gambling Scale (ATGS)

  Assessment names: Attitudes Towards Gambling Scale (ATGS) Scale overview: The Attitudes Towards Gambling Scale presents participants with eight items, which are rated on a five-point scale of agreement to indicate their views about gambling.   Response Type: Items are rated on a scale of agreement from 1 = strongly agree, 2 = agree, 3 = neither agree nor disagree, 4 = disagree, 5 = strongly disagree. Scale items: The items include positive and negative statements about gambling.   Availability: The full set of eight items and labels for agreement can be found in the PsycTESTS reference. The scale has been widely used with more than 55,000 participants: See Hellumbr├ąten Kristensen, et al. (2022) for a literature review.   Reference for the scale Hellumbr├ąten Kristensen, J., Trifunovic, S., Strand, J., Kraft Vistnes, K., Syvertsen, A., Zandi, A., & Pallesen, S. (2022). A systematic literature review of studies on attitudes towards gambling using the attitude

Attitudes to Disability Scale (ADS)

  Scale name: Attitudes to Disability Scale (ADS) Scale overview: The Attitudes to Disability Scale (ADS) is a 16-item rating scale designed to measure attitudes toward disability. The ADS was translated into multiple languages.   Response Type: Items are rated on a 5-point Likert scale of agreement.   Scale items = 16      Scale subscales = 4 Using factor analysis, the authors identified four factors in the 16-item Attitudes to Disability Scale: Inclusion, Discrimination, Gains, and Prospects. Inclusion People with a disability find it harder than others to make new friends Discrimination People often make fun of disabilities Gains Having a disability can make someone a stronger person Prospects People with a disability have less to look forward to than others   Reliability: The authors reported ADS  Cronbach’s alpha values of.795 and .764 in two samples. Validity: The authors examined the structure of the scale using Confirmatory Factor Analysis.

Attitudes Toward Abortion Scale

  Scale name: Attitudes Toward Abortion Scale Scale overview: The Attitudes Toward Abortion Scale is a 12-item, four-choice agreement rating scale. Authors: Michael Taylor and George Whitehead Response Type: Items are rated on a scale of agreement: strongly agree, agree, disagree, strongly disagree. Subscales = 2 with sample item Moral/Legality 1. Abortion is not acceptable under any circumstances. External Influence 10. Abortions should be partially covered by insurance companies.   Reliability: Cronbach’s alpha = .92 in the scale development sample. Validity: The scale was significantly correlated with the Hess & Rueb abortion scale and the James religiosity scale. The results of a factor analysis yielded two factors.   Availability: The scale is available online in the article at https://scholar.utc.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1339&context=mps Reference for the scale Taylor, M. G. and Whitehead, G. I. (2014) "The measurement of a

Attitudes Toward Abortion Questionnaire

  Scale name: Attitudes Toward Abortion Questionnaire Scale overview: The Attitudes Toward Abortion Questionnaire is a 4-item scale of attitudes toward abortion. Author(s) Matthew Feinberg et al. (See references below). Response Type: Items are rated on a 7-point scale of attitudes: 1 = Should definitely be illegal 4 = Unsure 7 = Should definitely be legal Sample item If the woman’s own health is seriously endangered by the pregnancy.   Reliability:   Cronbach’s alpha was . 87 in study 1 of the research article (Feinberg et al. 2014). Validity: Correlations with other scales are included in the research article. Availability: The full set of items can be found in the PsycTESTS reference.   Permission Test content may be reproduced and used for non-commercial research and educational purposes without seeking written permission. Distribution must be controlled, meaning only to the participants engaged in the research or enrolled in the educational a