Carnegie Mellon University

Psychological and Social Measures

Construct Scale
    state State Adjective Questionnaire (StAQ) - State Affect Scale
    trait Daily Interviews - Affect
Marital Quality
    marital intimacy Clark Marital Intimacy Scale
    marital investment Rusbult Accommodation Scale
Rusbult Commitment Scale
    marital quality Marital-Adjustment Test (MAT)
Relationship Closeness Inventory (RCI)
    marital stress
Braiker & Kelley Marital Conflict Scale
Cohen Crappy Spouse Scale (CCSS)
Eckenrode Marital Stress Scale
    spousal communication Clark Emotional Expression to Spouse Scale
Jourard Self-Disclosure Questionnaire (disclosure to spouse)
    spousal support Marital Interpersonal Support Evaluation List (ISEL)
Personality, general
    Big 5 Goldberg's Adjective Scale
    optimism Revised Life Orientation Test (LOT-R)
    anger expression State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory (STAXI) - Anger Expression
Personality, social

    tendency to elicit


Opener Scale
    communal orientation Communal Orientation Scale
    hostility Cook-Medley Hostility Scale (Ho)
Social Relationships
    daily social interactions
Daily Interviews - Social Interactions
    enjoyable activities Pittsburgh Enjoyable Activities Test (PEAT)
    negative interactions
Negative Interaction Items
    perceived social support Interpersonal Support Evaluation List (ISEL)
    pet ownership Pet Ownership Questionnaire
    positive relationships Positive Relationships with Others, Ryff Scales of Psychological Well-Being
    social integration
Social Network Index (SNI)
Nan Lin Community Ties Survey
     social network size Social Convoy Circles (CONVOY)
    subjective global Perceived Stress Scale (PSS)
    subjective job Job Environment Inventory
Other Psychological
    Life Satisfaction Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS)
    Mastery & Control Pearlin Mastery Scale
    Psychological Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale (CES-D)
    Purpose in Life Purpose in Life - Life Engagement Test (LET)
    Self-Esteem Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale
Religious Background Global Religious Background
Socioeconomic Status
    objective Study Questionnaire
    subjective MacArthur Scale of Subjective Social Status