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Intrinsic-Extrinsic Religious Orientation Revised 3-item

  Scale name: Internal / External Religious Orientation Scale Revised 3-Item Scale overview:   The 3-item Revised Internal / External Religious Orientation Scale measures the degree to which people view their religion as important to their life [(Intrinsic (I)] or as a means to an end [(Extrinsic personally (Ep) or Extrinsic socially oriented (Es)]. Authors: Richard L. Gorsuch and Susan E. McPherson Response Type: A 5-point rating scale with anchors labeled Strongly Disagree and Strongly Agree Subscales: There are three subscales in the revised edition. I = Intrinsic Ep = Extrinsic personal Es = Extrinsic social   The 3 subscale items I = My whole approach to life is based upon my religion. Ep = What religion offers me most is comfort in times of trouble and sorrow. Es = I go to church mainly because I enjoy seeing people I know there. Reliability: The larger 14-item scale from which the above three best items were drawn yielded high test-retest reliability

Partner-Focused Prayer Measure

  Scale name: Partner-Focused Prayer Measure Scale overview: The Partner-Focused Prayer Measure is a 4-item, 5-point rating scale evaluating the frequency of prayer for one’s partner as a part of a study relating partner prayer to infidelity. Authors: Frank D. Fincham and Nathaniel M. Lambert, The Florida State University, Steven R. H. Beach, University of Georgia Response Type : The Partner-Focused Prayer Measure uses a 5 point scale ranging from 1 (never) to 5 (very frequently). Sample items : 3. I ask God to watch over my partner. 4. I pray for my partner to reach his/her goals Reliability: Alpha = .96. Validity: The content of the scale appears to accomplish its purpose and it was useful in the study. Availability: The full set of 4 items is on page 2 of the PsycTESTS entry. Permissions Test content may be reproduced and used for non-commercial research and educational purposes without seeking written permission. Distribution must be controlled, meaning onl

Prayer Inventory

  Scale name: Prayer Inventory Scale overview: The Prayer Inventory is a 24-item rating scale. Authors: Bänziger, S., van Uden, M., & Janssen, J. Response Type: The items are rated on a 7-point scale  (Never=  1; Occasionally=2; Sometimes=3; Regularly=4;  Often=5; Very often=6; Always=7). Sample items             4. In my prayers, I ask for forgiveness 14. Difficult moments are a reason to pray Reliability and Validity: See the 2008 article for details. Availability: The 24-items are available in the PsyTESTS reference. Permissions : PsycTESTS, advises contact of the publisher and corresponding author.   References Bänziger, S., van Uden, M., & Janssen, J. (2008). Prayer Inventory [Database record]. Retrieved from PsycTESTS . doi: Bänziger, Sarah, van Uden, Marinus, & Janssen, Jacques. (2008). Praying and coping: The relation between varieties of praying and religious coping styles. Mental Health, Religio

Sexual Orientation Identity Development Scale SOI

  Scale name:   Sexual Orientation Identity Development Scale  (SOI) Scale overview: The Sexual Orientation Identity Development Scale measures three dimensions of sexual orientation: Affirmation, Exploration, Resolution. English and Spanish versions are available. Authors:   Toomey, R. B., Anhalt, K., & Shramko, M. Response Type :  4-point rating scale:  1 = Does not describe me at all,  2 = Describes me a little, 3 = Describes me well,  4 = Describes me very well. Español 1 = No me describe en absolute,   2 = Me escribe un poco,    3 = Me describe bien, 4 = Me describe muy bien Subscales: There are three subscales (alpha values in parentheses):       Affirmation ( Spearman-Brown .81)        Exploration (Spearman-Brown .61)         Resolution ( alpha .67)   Sample items   1. I have attended events that have helped me learn about my  sexual orientation, such as gay-straight alliance meetings or  events at a lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT)


  The Spearman-Brown formula estimates test score reliability of a full-length test when using a split-half method of reliability. The split-half method divides a test in two and calculate a correlation between the scores of the two halves. Longer tests are yield higher reliability values so the Spearman-Brown formula estimates the reliability value for the full test. Other names for the Spearman-Brown formula are Spearman-Brown Prophecy Formula, Spearman-Brown Correction. Learn more about test statistics in Buy Applied Statistics for Counselors   GOOGLE BOOKS   AMAZON Please check out my website     and see my books on    AMAZON          or    GOOGLE STORE Also, consider connecting with me on      FACEBOOK     Geoff W. Sutton           TWITTER    @Geoff.W.Sutton       You can read many published articles at no charge:    Academia    Geoff W Sutton        ResearchGate    Geoffrey W Sutton  

Transgender Positive Identity Measure (T-PIM)

  Scale name: Transgender Positive Identity Measure (T-PIM) Scale overview: The Transgender Positive Identity Measure (T-PIM) is a 24-item, 7-point measure of positive identity for people who identify as transgender. Authors: Riggle, E. D. B., & Mohr, J. J. (2015) Response Type: 7-point rating scale; 1 = disagree strongly, 7 = agree strongly Subscales: There are five factors Authenticity Intimacy Community Social Justice Insights   Sample items     My LGBT identity has given me more confidence     I feel supported by the LGBT community Reliability: Alpha for the 24-items was .93. Alpha values for the five subscales range from .81 to .92. Validity: The authors reported   their method of selecting five factors based on factor analysis. Availability: The full set of 24 items can be found in the PsycTESTS reference. Permissions -- if identified “Test content may be reproduced and used for non-commercial research and educational purposes without

Bisexual Identity Inventory (BII)

  Scale name: Bisexual Identity Inventory (BII) Scale overview: The Bisexual Identity Inventory measures dimensions of bisexual identity using 24-items rated on a 7-point scale. Authors : Paul, Ron, Smith, Nathan Grant, Mohr, Jonathan J., & Ross, Lori E. (2014). Response Type: 7-point Likert-type ratings from 1 = strongly disagree to 7 = strongly agree. Subscales:   Four (coefficient alphas in parentheses from two samples) Illegitimacy of Bisexual Identity (.80, .84) Anticipated Binegativity (.78, .73) Internalized Binegativity (.87, .84) Identity Affirmation (.91, .93) See Paul et al. (2014b) for factors and psychometrics.   Sample items 1. People probably do not take me seriously when I tell them I am bisexual. 24. I would be better off if I would identify as gay or straight, rather than bisexual Reliability: Coefficient alphas range from .73 to .93 for the Validity: All subscales except Identity Affirmation were significantly correlated with de