Index of Adjustment and Values (IAV)

I AM A (AN) ________ PERSON.
Sample: academic
 
Column I; Column II; Column III
1.    acceptable
_______   _______   _______
2.    accurate
_______   _______   _______
3.    alert
_______   _______   _______
4.    ambitious
_______   _______   _______
5.    annoying
_______   _______   _______
6.    busy
_______   _______   _______
7.    calm
_______   _______   _______
8.    ch‎arming
_______   _______   _______
9.    clever
_______   _______   _______
10.competent
_______   _______   _______
11.confident
_______   _______   _______
12.considerate
_______   _______   _______
13.cruel
_______   _______   _______
14.democratic
_______   _______   _______
15.dependable
_______   _______   _______
16.economical
_______   _______   _______
17.efficient
_______   _______   _______
18.fearful
_______   _______   _______
19.friendly
_______   _______   _______
20.fashionable
_______   _______   _______
21.helpful
_______   _______   _______
22.intellectual
_______   _______   _______
23.kind
_______   _______   _______
24.logical
_______   _______   _______
25.meddlesome
_______   _______   _______
26.merry
_______   _______   _______
27.mature
_______   _______   _______
28.nervous
_______   _______   _______
29.normal
_______   _______   _______
30.optimistic
_______   _______   _______
31.poised
_______   _______   _______
32.purposeful
_______   _______   _______
33.reasonable
_______   _______   _______
34.reckless
_______   _______   _______
35.responsible
_______   _______   _______
36.sarcastic
_______   _______   _______
37.sincere
_______   _______   _______
38.stable
_______   _______   _______
39.studious
_______   _______   _______
40.successful
_______   _______   _______
41.stubborn
_______   _______   _______
42.tactful
_______   _______   _______
43.teachable
_______   _______   _______
44.useful
_______   _______   _______
45.worthy
_______   _______   _______
46.broad-minded
_______   _______   _______
47.business like
_______   _______   _______
48.competitive
_______   _______   _______
49.fault-finding
_______   _______   _______
 
 
Self-acceptance‚ discrepancy
 
Column I
HOW MUCH OF THE TIME this statement is like you
1.    Seldom‚ this is like me.
2.    Occasionally‚ this is like me.
3.    About h a l f the time‚ this is like me.
4.    A good deal of the time‚ this is like me.
5.    Most of the time‚ this is like me.
Column II
How you feel about the way you are
1.    I very much dislike being as I am in this respect.
2.    I dislike being as I am in this respect.
3.    In either dislike being as I am nor dislike being as I am in this respect.
4.    I like being as I am in this respect.
5.    I like very much being as‚ I am in this respect.
Column III
HOW MUCH OF THE TIME you would like this trait to be a ch‎aracteristic of you
1.    Seldom‚ would I like this to be me.
2.    Occasionally‚ I would like this to be me.
3.    About half the time‚ I would like this to be me.
4.    A good deal of the time‚ I would like this to be me.
5.    Most of the time‚ I would like this to be me.
 
This instrument can be found at: http://shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in/bitstream/10603/68370/9/09_chapter%204.pdf & https://www.psc.isr.umich.edu/dis/infoserv/isrpub/pdf/Measuresofsocialpsychologicalattitudes_2928_.PDF
 

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