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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.

Categories

Geographies Tested: United States of America

Populations Included: Female, Male

Age Range: Adolescents

Items:

1. My partner sees me as not measuring up to him/her.
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

Scoring Procedures

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

Original 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

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