Ostracism Experience Scale

For each of the statements below, please consider your personal feelings. Determine how often, in general, the following experiences happen to you. Just give your gut response. Use the scale: 1 = Hardly ever to 7 = Almost always. Please read each statement carefully.

ItemHardly ever………………………………………Almost always
1. Others leave me out of their groups.1234567
2. Others keep me out-of-the-loop on information that is important to my close relationships.1234567
3. Others treat me as if I were invisible.1234567
4. Others give me the cold shoulder treatment.1234567
5. Others physically turn their backs to me when in my presence.1234567
6. Others treat me as if I’m in solitary confinement.1234567
7. Others do not look at me when I’m in their presence.1234567
8. Others ignore me during conversation.1234567