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The Bodyparts Dissatisfaction Scale (Adolescent Girl)

The Body Parts Dissatisfaction Scale (BPDS) to assess bodily discontent in a manner that we believed might be more sensitive to middle-school girls’ experiences of their bodies. In particular, we sought use of a measure that lists body parts in concrete terms but does not prompt responses along a satisfaction–dissatisfaction continuum, as is common among measures of this type. We reasoned that girls of this age may not see themselves (yet) as part of the body dissatisfied norm and we hoped to avoid invoking response bias toward endorsing dissatisfaction (if, perhaps, it might seem more...

Author of Tool: 
Corning, A. F., Gondoli, D. M., Bucchianeri, M. M., & Blodgett-Salafia, E. H.

Perceived Social Inequity Scale (PSIS-W)

The Perceived Social Inequality Scale for women (PSIS-W) is grounded in the theoretical framework of relative deprivation theory (a more specified variant of social comparison theory) which states that discontent results from recognition of an unfair discrepancy between one's own situation and that of others. Factor analyses of the PSIS-W conducted with samples of college women indicated the presence of six factors: Multiple Roles, Career Competence, Career Encouragement, Physical Appearance, Harassment/Assault, and Academic Role Models.

Author of Tool: 
Corning, A. F.

Maladaptive Covert Narcissism Scale (MCNS)

The clinical diagnostic criteria for the Narcissistic Personality Disorder (DSM-III) (American Psychiatric Association, 1980) stimulated the interest of personality psychologists in the normal range of individual differences innarcissistic tendencies (Emmons, 1987; Raskin & Terry, 1988; Wink &Gough, 1990). The fundamental distinction between overt and covert narcissism in the normal range of individual differences are the constructs of the Maladaptive Covert Narcissism Scale (MCNS).

Author of Tool: 
Cheek, Hendin, & Wink

The Coping Styles Questionnaire for Social Situations

The Coping Styles Questionnaire for Social Situations (CSQSS) was developed based on Miller's (1987) conceptualization of how individual's cope with threat-related information by seeking out information (monitoring) or distracting (blunting) and focuses on situations that are relevant to individuals with social anxiety disorder. The CSQSS presents six stressful situations that are related to interacting with others, being the center of attention or being judged by others. Each situation has three monitoring and three blunting coping responses. Total score on the monitoring subscale...

Author of Tool: 
Antony, M.M., McCabe,R.E., & Fournier, K.

Quality and Safety Self-Efficacy Scale

Nursing is a caring profession, which practices alongside other disciplines. Communication amongst health care personnel has been implicated in the literature as a cause of most patient errors and sentinel events between 1995 and 2006 (American Association of Critical Care Nursing [AACN], 2005; Dillon et al., 2009; Joint Commission, 2012; Wachter, 2010; World Health Organization, 2007). The majority of nursing programs do not include interdisciplinary or collaborative educational experiences in their curricula (Lavin et al., 2001).

Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN)...

Author of Tool: 
Debra A. Simons, Phd, CNE, CHSE, CCM

The Big Three Perfectionism Scale: A new measure of perfectionism

The Big Three Perfectionism Scale (BTPS) assesses three higher-order global factors (rigid perfectionism, self-critical perfectionism, narcissistic perfectionism) via 10 lower-order perfectionism facets (self-oriented perfectionism, self-worth contingencies, concern over mistakes, doubts about actions, self-criticism, socially prescribed perfectionism, other-oriented perfectionism, hypercriticism, grandiosity, entitlement).Following from the results of Smith, Saklofske, Stoeber, & Sherry (in press), the BTPS appears to be a promising new instrument for the multidimensional assessment...

Author of Tool: 
Martin M. Smith

Positive and Negative Ex-Relationship Thoughts (PANERT) scale

People often think about their relationship after it ends. Previously, most studies of romantic relationship breakups assumed that people only think about negative memories from their ex-relationship. The authors proposed that individuals also think about positive memories after a breakup, and that thinking about positive memories can also make it difficult to move on from a breakup. They created the PANERT, a 12-item measure, to examine this.

In the scale development paper, results indicated that people think about positive memories and negative memories after a breakup, and that...

Author of Tool: 
Brenner, R.E. and Vogel, D.L.

Egan and Carr Body-Centred Countertransference Scale

Author of Tool: 
Jonathan Egan and Alan Carr