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COVID-19 Impact Scale

  Scale name: COVID-19 Impact Scale Scale overview: The COVID-19 Impact Scale is a 10-item self-report rating scale of the potential impact of COVID-19 in 3 areas of functioning: Economic, Psychological, Social. Authors: Srinivasan & Sulur Nachimuthu Response Type: Items are rated on a scale of agreement. Scale item examples for 3 Subscales Economic Factor, 4 items   I have lost job-related income due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Psychological Factor, 4 items Uncertainties surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19) causes me enormous anxiety. Social Factor, 2 items After the Coronavirus pandemic, I actively avoid people I see sneezing and coughing.   Reliability: Cronbach’s alpha was 0.877 in the authors’ study. Validity: Experts were consulted for content validity. Relationships with other scales were included in the article. Availability: See the PsycTESTS reference below. Permission Test content may be reproduced and used for non-commercial researc

Fear Inventory III

  Fear is a common emotion, and most agree it is a core feeling. Fear surveys are available for children and adults. Many of the fear surveys assess a fear of something such as animals, food, or pain.  The  Fear Inventory III (Taylor & Rachman, 1992) includes 66 items organized in seven subscales: Social Anxiety, Agoraphobic Fears, Fear of Bodily Injury, Death and Illness, Fear of Exposure to Sex/Aggressive Stimuli, Fear of Harmless Animals, Fear of Sadness, and Fear of Anxiety.  The items are rated on a 5-point scale from not at all (0) to very much (4). SCOPES domain = Emotion Permissions : 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 activity. Any other type of reproduction or distribution of test content is not authorized without written permission from the author and publi