Skip to main content


Showing posts with the label Relationships

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