Situation Temptation Scales- Smoking Version
20 item version
1. At a bar or cocktail lounge having a drink.
2. When I am desiring a cigarette.
3. When things are not going the way I want and I am frustrated.
4. With my spouse or close friend who is smoking.
5. When there are arguments and conflicts with my family.
6. When I am happy and celebrating.
7. When I am very angry about something or someone.
8. When I would experience an emotional crisis‚ such as an accidentor a death in the family.
9. When I see someone smoking and enjoying it.
10.Over coffee while talking and relaxing.
11.When I realize that quitting smoking is an extremely difficult task for me.
12.When I am craving a cigarette.
13.When I first get up in the morning.
14.When I feel I need a lift.
15.When I begin to let down on my concern about my health and am lessphysically active.
16.With friends at a party.
17.When I wake up in the morning and face a tough day.
18.When I am extremely depressed.
19.When I am extremely anxious and stressed.
20.When I realize I haven’t smoked for a while.
9 item version
1. With friends at a party.
2. When I first get up in the morning.
3. When I am very anxious and stressed.
4. Over coffee while talking and relaxing.
5. When I feel I need a lift.
6. When I am very angry about something or someone.
7. With my spouse or close friend who is smoking.
8. When I realize I haven’t smoked for a while.
9. When things are not going my way and I am frustrated.
The Transtheoretical Model (TTM; Prochaska & DiClemente‚ 1983; Prochaska‚ DiClemente‚ & Norcross‚ 1992)
Negative Affect (.95)‚ Social/Positive (.86)‚ Habit/Addictive (.80) “Veliceret al‚ (1990)”
1=Not at all tempted‚ 2=Not very tempted‚ 3=Moderately tempted‚ 4=Very tempted‚ 5=Extremely tempted
20 Item Version
· Negative Affect 3‚ 5‚ 7‚ 8‚ 18‚ 19
· Social/Positive 1‚ 4‚ 6‚ 9‚ 10‚ 16
· Habitual/ Craving 11‚ 13‚ 14‚ 15‚ 20
9 Item Version
· Negative Affect 3‚ 6‚ 9
· Social/Positive 1‚ 4‚ 7
· Habitual/Craving 2‚ 5‚ 8
This instrument can be found at: http://habitslab.umbc.edu/situation-temptation-scales/
Velicer‚ W.F.‚ DiClemente‚ C.C.‚ Rossi‚ J. S.‚ Prochaska‚ J. O. (1990). Relapse situations and self-efficacy: An integrative model. Addictive Behaviors‚ 15‚ 271-283.