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Revised Dyadic Adjustment Scale

  Assessment name:   Revised Dyadic Adjustment Scale (RDAS) Scale overview: The Revised Dyadic Adjustment Scale (RDAS) is a 14-item self-report assessment of three categories of a couple relationships (Consensus, Satisfaction, Cohesion). Authors: Dean M. Busby and others (see Busby et al., 1995) Response Type: The items are rated on a 5- or 6-point scale. High scores represent greater stability and relationship satisfaction. Scale items (Example) Most persons have disagreements in their relationships. Please indicate below the approximate extent of agreement or disagreement between you and your partner for each item on the following list.     1 Religious matters    2. Demonstrations of affection ******    9. Do you ever regret that you married (or lived together)?     Psychometric properties The authors report alpha .90. The RDAS was moderately correlated with the Marital Adjustment Test (.68) and highly correlated with the original Dyadic Adjustment Scale

Belongingness Scale

  Rejection 2023/ Geoffrey Sutton and Bing AI Assessment name:   Belongingness Scale overview: Belongingness is a five-item self-report measure of the degree to which a person feels they belong with others. Note. The five items were used as a measure of belongingness in a study about religious identity. Authors: Cameron D. Mackey, Daryl R. Van Tongeren, and Kimberly Rios Response Type: The items are rated on a 7-point scale from 1 = not at all to 7 = extremely. Scale items I feel as one with other people. I feel that I belong. I do not feel accepted by others (R). In daily life, I feel connected with others. I feel like an outsider (R). R = reverse scored Psychometric properties The authors reported a sample size of 1,626. For the 7-point rating, M = 4.67 and SD = 1.15 Alpha = .77.   Availability: The items are listed on page 5 of the article. Reference for the scale Mackey, C. D., Van Tongeren, D. R., & Rios, K. (2023, May 11). The Social P

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)

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:   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: 10.1177/0192513

5 Love Languages Personal Profile for Couples

  Scale name: Love Languages Personal Profile for Couples (LLPP) Scale overview: The LLPP is a 50 item forced-choice measure developed by Chapman. There are 12 statements for each love language and each language is paired 3 times. Author: Gary Chapman Response Type Subscales: There are 5 subscales corresponding to the 5 Love Languages: Words of Affirmation  (e.g., words of appreciation and affirmation; express kindness) Quality Time  (e.g., focused attention without interruption and without giving advice) Receiving Gifts  (giving gifts, which need not be expensive; the gift of time during a crisis) Acts of Service  (e.g., completing tasks for them) Physical Touch  (e.g., sexual and nonsexual) __________ Sample items : 10. It's more meaningful to me when...      A. I hear my partner tell me, "I'm proud of you."      D. my partner helps me with a task. 7.  It's more meaningful to me when... C. my partner gives me a gift. A. I hear "l lov