Prosocial Tendencies Measure Revised (PTM-R)

Prosocial Tendencies Measure Revised (PTM-R)
Carlo‚ G.‚& Randall‚ B. A. (2002)
 
1. I can help others best when people are watching me.
 2. It makes me feel good when I can comfort someone who is very upset.
 3. When other people are around‚ it is easier for me to help others in need.
 4. I think that one of the best things about helping others is that it makes me look good.
 5. I get the most out of helping others when it is done in front of other people.
 6. I tend to help people who are in a real crisis or need.
 7. When people ask me to help them‚ I don’t hesitate.
 8. I prefer to donate money without anyone knowing.
 9. I tend to help people who are hurt badly.
10. I believe that donating goods or money works best when I get some benefit.
11. I tend to help others in need when they do not know who helped them.
12. I tend to help others especially when they are really emotional.
13. Helping others when I am being watched is when I work best.
14. It is easy for me to help others when they are in a bad situation.
15. Most of the time‚ I help others when they do not know who helped them.
16. I believe I should receive more rewards for the time and energy I spend on volunteer service.
17. I respond to helping others best when the situation is highly emotional.
18. I never wait to help others when they ask for it.
19. I think that helping others without them knowing is the best type of situation.
20. One of the best things about doing ch‎arity work is that it looks good on my resume.
21. Emotional situations make me want to help others in need.
22. I often make donations without anyone knowing because they make me feel good.
23. I feel that if I help someone‚ they should help me in the future.
24. I often help even if I don’t think I will get anything out of helping.
25. I usually help others when they are very upset.
 
Public‚ anonymous‚ dire‚ emotional‚ compliant‚ and altruism
 
This instrument can be found on pages 130-131 of “Sociocognitive and Behavioral Correlates of a Measure of Prosocial Tendencies for Adolescents”‚ available online at: http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1003&context=psychfacpub
1=Does Not Describe Me At All‚ 2=Describes Me A Little‚ 3=Somewhat Describes Me‚ 4=DescribesMe Well‚ 5=Describes Me Greatly
 

Carlo‚ G.‚& Randall‚ B. A. (2002). The development of a measure of prosocial behaviors Study. National Opinion Research Center‚ University of Chicago. 29-Smith‚ T.W. (2006). Altruism and Empathy in America: Trends and Correlates. National Opinion Research Center‚ University of Chicago‚ pp.1-48.

Carlo‚ Gustavo; Hausmann‚ Anne; Christiansen‚ Stacie; and Randall‚ Brandy A.‚ "Sociocognitive and Behavioral Correlates of a Measure of Prosocial Tendencies for Adolescents " (2003). Faculty Publications‚ Department of Psychology. Paper 4. http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/psychfacpub/4

Azimpour A.‚ Neasi A.‚ Shehni-Yailagh M.‚ and Arshadi N. 2012. Validation of “Prosocial Tendencies Measure” in Iranian University Students. Journal of Life Science and Biomedicine. 2(2): 34-42.