Short Index of Self Actualization (SISA)

Please respond to the items below using the following rating scale:

1 = agree

2 = somewhat agree

3 = somewhat disagree

4 = disagree

  1. (P) I do not fee ashamed of any of my emotions.
  2. (P) I feel I must do what others expect me to do.
  3. (P) I believe that people are essentially good and can be trusted.
  4. (P) It is always necessary that others approve of what I do.
  5. (N) I feel free to be angry at those I love.
  6. (P) I don’t accept my own weaknesses.
  7. (P) I can like people without ha‎ving to approve of them.
  8. (N) I avoid attempts to analyze and simplify complex domains.
  9. (P) It is better to be yourself than it is to be popular.
  10. (P) I have no mission in life to which I feel especially dedicated.
  11. (P) I can express my feelings even when they may result in undesirable consequences.
  12. (P) I do not feel responsible to help anybody.
  13. (P) I am loved because I can give love.
  14. (P) I am bothered by fears of being inadequate.
  15. I fear failure. (Original SISA item omitted from Watson et al.‚ 1990)

Crandall‚ R.‚ & Jones‚ A. (1991). Issues in self-actualization measurement. In A. Jones & R. Crandall (Eds.)‚ Handbook of self-actualization (special issue). Journal of Social Behavior and Personality‚ 6‚ 339–344.

 

 

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http://www.course-notes.org/Psychology/Outlines/Psychology_by_David_G_Myers_7th_Edition_Textbook/Chapter_12_Motivation

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TOWARD AN ANARCHIST THEORY OF SELF: WILDERNESS‚ ACTUALIZATION

AND AUTHORITY

By: JOSEPH AMOS GARCIA

(Under the Direction of William D. McIntosh)

 

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