Positiveness 7 items
Depth 5 items
Please mark the following statements to reflect how you communicate with other people in general in the organization in which you work. Record the number of your response by circling the number provided. Work quickly and just record your first impression. NOTE: THE RATING SCALE HAS CHANGED as follows: 1=Strongly Disagree‚ 2=Disagree‚ 3=Moderately Disagree‚ 4=Undecided‚ 5=Moderately Agree‚ 6=Agree‚ and 7=Strongly Agree.
When I express my personal feelings‚ I am always aware of what I am doing and saying.
When I reveal my feelings about myself‚ I consciously intend to do so.
When I am self disclosing‚ I am consciously aware of what I am revealing.
I do not often talk about myself.
My statements of my feelings are usually brief.
I usually talk about myself for fairly long periods at a time.
My conversation lasts the least time when I am discussing myself.
I often talk about myself.
I often discuss my feelings about myself.
Only infrequently do I express my personal beliefs and opinions.
I usually disclose positive things about myself.
On the whole‚ my disclosures about myself are more negative than positive.
I normally reveal “bad” feelings I have about myself.
I normally express my “good” feelings about myself.
I often reveal more undesirable things about myself than desirable things.
I usually disclose negative things about myself.
On the whole‚ my disclosures about myself are more positive than negative.
I intimately disclose who I really am‚ openly and fully in my conversation.
Once I get started‚ my self-disclosures last a long time.
I often disclose intimate‚ personal things about myself without hesitation.
I feel that I sometimes do not control my self-disclosure of personal or intimate things I tell about
Once I get started‚ I intimately and fully reveal myself in my self-disclosures.
I cannot reveal myself when I want to because I do not know myself thoroughly enough.
I am often not confident that my expressions of my own feelings‚ emotions‚ and experiences are true reflections of myself.
I always feel completely sincere when I reveal my own feelings and experiences.
My self-disclosures are completely accurate reflections of who I really am.
I am not always honest in my self-disclosure.
|My statements about my own feelings‚ emotions‚ and experiences are always accurate self-perceptions|
I am always honest in my self-disclosures.
I do not always feel completely sincere when I reveal my own feelings‚ emotions‚ and behaviors or experiences.
Wheeless‚ L. (1978). A follow-up study of the relationships among trust‚ disclosure‚ and interpersonal solidarity. Human Communication Research‚ 4(2)‚ 143-157.