Carnegie Mellon University

Psychological and Social Measures

Construct Scale
    family environment Childhood Experiences Interview (Section 1, items 4-8; Age 5, 10, and 15 Sections, 1-30)
Family Environment Scale (FES5)
Parental Bonding Instrument (PBI)
Parental Social Participation (PSP)
Risky Families Questionnaire
    perceived stress Recalled Childhood and Adolescence Perceived Stress (ReCAPS)
    physical environment Places You've Lived Interview
    socioeconomic status Items from Childhood Interview
    subjective social standing Subjective Social Status (USA & Community Ladders) - Childhood
Affect, trait
    daily affect Daily Interviews - Affect
    typical Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS-X)
    typical Trait Adjective Questionnaire (TAQ) - Trait Affect Scale
Marital Quality Clark Marital Intimacy Scale
Personality, general
    Big 5 International Personality Item Pool (IPIP) Big-Five Factor Markers
    optimism Revised Life Orientation Test (LOT-R)
Personality, social
    tendency to elicit disclosure Opener Scale
    communal orientation Communal Orientation Scale
    hostility Cook-Medley Hostility Scale (Ho)
    shyness Shyness Index
    attachment style Experiences in Close Relationships Scale (ECR)
Social Relationships
    social control Tucker Social Control (TSC)
    daily social interactions Daily Interviews - Social Interactions
    social rhythms Daily Interviews - Social Rhythms
    giving support Giving Support - Interpersonal Support Evaluation List (GS-ISEL)
    perceived support Interpersonal Support Evaluation List (ISEL)
    negative interactions Negative Interaction Items
    positive relationships Positive Relationships with Others - Ryff Scales of Psychological Well-Being
    social network size Social Convoy Circles (CONVOY)
    social integration Social Network Index (SNI)
    social participation Social Participation Measure (SPM)
    perceived community Perceived Community Scale (PCOM)
    loneliness Short Loneliness Scale (LON)
    major stressful life events Life Events List
    subjective global Perceived Stress Scale (PSS)
Other Psychological
    Mastery & control Ryff Scales of Psychological Well-Being, Environmental Mastery
    Emotion regulation
Emotion Regulation Questionnaire (ERQ)
Toronto Alexithymia Scale (TAS-20)
    Purpose in life Ryff Scales of Psychological Well-Being, Purpose in Life Subscale
    Self esteem Ryff Scales of Psychological Well-Being, Self-Acceptance Subscale
Socioeconomic Status
    objective Study questionnaire
    subjective MacArthur Scale of Subjective Social Status