Appearance Anxiety Scale (AAS)

1. I feel nervous about aspects of my physical appearance.
2. I worry about how others are evaluating how I look.
3. I am comfortable with my appearance.
4. I like how I look.
5. I would like to change the way I look.
6. I am satisfied with my body’s build or shape.
7. I feel uncomfortable with certain aspects of my physical appearance.
8. I feel that most of my friends are more physically attractive than myself.
9. I wish I were better looking.
10. I am concerned about my ability to attract romantic partners.
11. I feel comfortable with my facial attractiveness.
12. I am satisfied with my body weight.
13. I get nervous when others comment on my appearance.
14. I am confident that others see me as physically appealing.
 
_ 1. I feel nervous about aspects of my physical appearance.
_ 2. Concern about my appearance has prompted me to diet.
_ 3. I enjoy looking at myself in the mirror. (R)
_ 4. I am self-conscious about the way I look.
_ 5. I am aware of my appearance.
_ 6. I am unconcerned about how aging will affect my appearance. (R)
_ 7. I worry about how others are evaluating how I look.
_ 8. I am comfortable with my appearance. (R)
9. I like how I look.
_10. I feel ill at ease if! do not have enough time to make myself look good in the morning.
_11. I am unconcerned with how others feel about my appearance. (R)
_12. Because much of my physical appearance is beyond my control‚ I do not dwell on it. (R)
_13. I get nervous when others comment on my appearance.
_14. My appearance bothers me enough that I have thought about ha‎ving cosmetic surgery.
_15. Negative remarks about how I look do not bother me. (R)
_16. I feel helpless to change my appearance.
_17. If! wear a hat on very cold days‚ I worry it might make me look less attractive.
_18. I worry about how I’ll look as I grow older.
_19. I feel comfortable with my facial attractiveness. (R)
_20. I am satisfied with my body weight. (R)
_21. I would like to change the way I look.
_22. I am satisfied with my body’s build or shape. (R)
_23. I would be uncomfortable without products to enhance my appearance.
_24. I feel uncomfortable with certain aspects of my physical appearance.
_25. I feel ashamed of my physique or figure.
_26. I feel that most of my friends are more physically attractive than myself.
_27. I wish that I was better looking.
_28. I am concerned or worried about my ability to attract members of the opposite sex.
29. I am confident that others see me as physically appealing. (R)
_30. I am satisfied with my height. (R)
 
 
 
This instrument can be found on pages 38-39 of Development and Psychometric Evaluation of the Interpersonal Sexual Objectification Scale. Available online at: https://kb.osu.edu/dspace/bitstream/handle/1811/414/1/angeladenchik.pdf
This instrument can be found on pages 84-85 of Body Image‚ Body Objectification‚ and Depression. Available online at: http://commons.pacificu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1106&context=spp
 
1 = Never‚ 2= Sometimes‚ 3= Often‚ 4= Very Often‚ 5= Almost Always
 

Dion‚ K. L.‚ Dion‚ K. K.‚ & Keelan‚ J. P. (1990). Appearance anxiety as a dimension of social-evaluative anxiety: Exploring the ugly duckling syndrome. Contemporary Social Psychology‚ 14‚ 220-224.

Denchik. Angela L‚. 2005. Development and Psychometric Evaluation of the Interpersonal Sexual Objectification Scale. Ohio State University.