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Interpersonal Reactivity Inventory (IRI)

  Assessment name:   Interpersonal Reactivity Inventory (IRI) Scale overview: The 28-item Interpersonal Reactivity Inventory (IRI) measures a four aspects of a person’s reactivity to others: Perspective -taking (IRI–PT), Empathic Concern (IRI–EC), Personal Distress, (IRI–PD), and Fantasy. Author : Mark Davis Response Type: Self-report 5-point rating scale. Scale items:   There are four 7-item rating scales. Each item is rated from A to E with the anchors reflecting a degree of self-description: A = Does not describe me well, E = Describes very well. Perspective -Taking (IRI–PT) measures cognitive empathy, or the tendency to see the world from others’ viewpoints: “I sometimes try to understand my friends better by imagining how things look from their perspective.” Empathic Concern (IRI–EC) measures emotional empathy, or feelings of compassion for others in distress: “ I often have tender, concerned feelings for people less fortunate than me.” Personal Distress, (IRI–PD)

Perspective Taking and Empathic Concern Scales

 Davis developed a two dimensional approach to assess empathy with items measuring perspective taking and empathic concern. Each item is measured on a five-point scale from 0 to 4. The anchor labels are "Does not describe me well" to "Describes me well." Some items are reversed scored. There are 7 perspective taking items and 7 empathic concern items. Related posts       Empathy       Perspective taking Resource Link:  A – Z Test Index Article Reference Davis, M. H. (1983). Measuring individual differences in empathy: Evidence for a multidimensional approach. Journal of personality and social psychology, 44 (1), 113. Link to the scales: Resource Link:  A – Z Test Index If you are working on a survey or questionnaire, consider  Creating Surveys on AMAZON    or   GOOGLE  Worldwide Links to Connections   Checkout My Website    See my Books      AMAZON             GOO