Self-Liking/Self Competence Scale (SLCS-R)

1.    I tend to devalue myself.
2.    I am highly effective at the things I do.
3.    I am very comfortable with myself.
4.    I am almost always able to accomplish what I try for.
5.    I am secure in my sense of self-worth.

6.    It is sometimes unpleasant for me to think about myself.

7.    I have a negative attitude toward myself.

8.    At times‚ I find it difficult to achieve the things that are important to me.

9.    I feel great about who I am.
10.I sometimes deal poorly with challenges.
11.I never doubt my personal worth.
12.I perform very well at many things.
13.I sometimes fail to fulfill my goals.
14.I am very talented.
15.I do not have enough respect for myself.
16.I wish I were more skillful in my activities.

Self-Liking/Self Competence Scale (SLCS)

Tafarodi and Swann ‚1995

1.    Owing to my capability‚ I have much potential. (c+)

2.    I feel comfortable about myself. (L+)

3.    I don’t succeed at much. (c-)

4.    I have done well in life so far. (c+)

5.    I perform very well at a number of things. (c+)

6.    It is often unpleasant for me to think about myself. (L-)

7.    I tend to devalue myself. (L-)

8.    I focus on my strengths. (L+)

9.    I feel worthless at times. (L)-

10.I am a capable person. (c+)

11.I don’t have much to be proud of. (c-)

12.I’m secure in my sense of self-worth. (L+)

13.I like myself. (L-)

14.I do not have enough respect for myself. (L-)

15.I am talented. (c+)

16.H feel good about who I am. (L+)

17.I am not very competent. (C-)

18.I have a negative attitude toward myself. (L-)

19.I deal poorly with challenge. (C-)

20.I perform inadequately in many important situation. (C-)

L=Self-Liking‚ C=Self Competence
 

 

 
Self-liking (Alpha 0.88)‚ self-competence (Alpha 0.79)
 

This instrument can be found at: http://homepage.psy.utexas.edu/HomePage/faculty/swann/docu/ts2001.pdf

 
1= strongly disagree to 5 = strongly agree

Self-liking (items 1‚ 3‚ 5‚ 6‚ 7‚ 9‚ 11‚ and 15)‚ self-competence (items 2‚ 4‚ 8‚ 10‚ 12‚ 13‚ 14‚ and 16)‚ reverse-scored (items 1‚ 6‚ 7‚ 8‚ 10‚ 13‚ 15 and 16)

 

Tafarodi‚ R. W.‚ & Swann‚ W. B. Jr.‚ (1995). Self-liking and self-competence as dimensions of global self-esteem: Initial validation of a measure. Journal of Personality Assessment‚ 65‚ 322–342.

Tafarodi‚ R. W.‚ & Vu‚ C. (1997). Two-dimensional self-esteem and reactions to success and failure. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin‚ 23‚ 626–635.

Tafarodi‚ R. & Swann‚ W. (2000). Structural Validation of the Self-Liking/Self-Competence Scale-Revised Version. Manuscript in preparation.

Tafarodi‚ R. W.‚ & Swann‚ W. B. Jr.‚ (2001). Two-dimensional self-esteem: Theory and measurement. Personality and Individual Differences‚ 31‚ 653–673.

Allen‚ Andrea‚ “Informational effects of assessment feedback” (2001). Florida International University Electronic Theses and Dissertations. Paper 1094.http://digitalcommons.fiu.edu/etd/1094

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