33. At present‚ do you have someone you can share your most private feelings with (confide in) or not?
No one (Go to Q. 33D) 0
A. Who is this mainly? (Fill in only one on Attachment Table)
B. Do you wish you could share more with _______________ or is it about right?
About right 1
Depends on the situation 2
Not applicable 9
C. Would you like to have someone else like this as well‚ would you prefer not to use a confidant‚ or is it just about right for you the way it is?
Prefers no confidant 1
About right 2
Depends on the situation 3
Like someone else as well 4
Not applicable 9
(Go to Q. 34)
(If no one)
D. Would you like to have someone like this or would you prefer to keep your feelings to yourself?
Keep things to self1
Like someone 2
Availability of attachment (AVAT‚ 8 items)‚ adequacy of attachment (ADAT‚ 12 items)‚ availability of social integration (AVSI‚ 16 items)‚ adequacy of social integration (ADSI‚ 17 items)
This instrument can be found at: www.a4ebm.org/sites/default/files/Measuring%20Health.pdf
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