Loneliness and Social Dissatisfaction Questionnaire

Loneliness and Social Dissatisfaction Questionnaire
Asher and Wheeler‚ 1983‚ 1984
1.    It's easy for me to make new friends at school.
2.    I like to read.
3.    I have nobody to talk to in class.*
4.    I'm good at working with other children in my class.
5.    I watch TV a lot.
6.    It's hard for me to make friends at school.*
7.    I like school.
8.    I have lots of friends in my class.
9.    I feel alone at school.*
10.I can find a friend in my class when I need one.
11.I play sports a lot.
12.It's hard to get kids in school to like me.*
13.I like science.
14.I don't have anyone to play with at school.*
15.I like music.
16.I get along with my classmates.
17.I feel left out of things at school.*
18.There are no other kids I can go to when I need help at school.*
19.I like to paint and draw.
20.I don't get along with other children in school.*
21.I'm lonely at school.*
22.I am well liked by the kids in my class.
23.I like playing board games a lot.
24.I don't have any friends in class.*
* reversed
Always true‚ true most of the time‚  sometimes true‚ hardly ever true‚ not at all true
“Filler” items Hobby or interest (2‚ 5‚ 7‚ 11‚ 13‚ 15‚ 19‚ and 23)                                    

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