Others as Shamer Scale-Adolescent Version

Others as Shamer Scale-Adolescent Version is a 7-item measure that assesses the perceptions of shaming, disparaging, and humiliating behavior by the partner. The original measure (Goss et al, 1994) was adapted for use among adolescents.


ITEMS:

1. My partner sees me as not measuring up to himher.
2. I think that my partner looks down on me.
3. I feel that my partner sees me as not good enough.
4. My partner sees me as small and insignificant.
5. I feel insecure about my partner's opinion of me.
6. My partner sees me as unimportant compared to others.
7. My partner sees me as defective as a person.

Response Options:
Never - 1
Seldom - 2
Sometimes - 3
Frequently - 4
Almost always - 5

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

United States of America

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female
Male

AGE RANGE:
Adolescents

Scoring Procedures:

The mean of the item scores is calculated for the total scale score.

PRIMARY CITATION:

Bentley, C. G., Galliher, R. V., & Ferguson, T. J. (2007). Associations among aspects of interpersonal power and relationship functioning in adolescent romantic couples. Sex Roles, 57(7-8), 483-495. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11199-007-9280-7

Psychometric Score:

FORMATIVE RESEARCH

 Qualitative Research

 Existing Literature/Theoretical Framework

 Field Expert Input

 Cognitive Interviews / Pilot Testing

RELIABILITY

 Internal

 Test-retest

 Interrater

VALIDITY

 Content

 Face

 Criterion (gold-standard)

 Construct

Psychometric Scoring

MEDIUM
Total Score: 4.00/8 Points (MEDIUM) 

Citation Frequency

HIGH

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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