Sociocultural Attitudes Towards Appearance Questionnaire-3 (SATAQ-3)

  1. TV programs are an important source of information about fashion and “being attractive.”
  2. I’ve felt pressure from TV or magazines to lose weight.
  3. do not care if my body looks like the body of people who are on TV.
  4.  I compare my body to the bodies of people who are on TV.
  5. TV commercials are an important source of information fashion and “being attractive.”
  6.  I do not feel pressure from TV or magazines to look pretty.
  7. I would like my body to look like the models who appear in magazines.
  8.  I compare my appearance to the appearance of TV and movie stars.
  9. Music videos on TV are not an important source of information about fashion and “being attractive.”
  10. I’ve felt pressure from TV and magazines to be thin.
  11.  I would like my body to look like the people who are in movies.
  12. do not compare my body to the bodies of people who appear in magazines.
  13.  Magazine articles are not an important source of information about fashion and “beingattractive.”
  14. I’ve felt pressure from TV or magazines to have a perfect body.
  15.  I wish I looked like the models in music videos.
  16. I compare my appearance to the appearance of people in magazines.
  17. Magazine advertisements are an important source of information about fashion and “being attractive.”
  18. I’ve felt pressure from TV or magazines to diet.
  19.  I do not wish to look as athletic as the people in magazines.
  20. I compare my body to that of people in “good shape.”
  21.  Pictures in magazines are an important source of information about fashion and “being attractive.
  22. I’ve felt pressure from TV or magazines to exercise.
  23.  I wish I looked as athletic as sports stars.
  24. I compare my body to that of people who are athletic.
  25.  Movies are an important source of information about fashion and “being attractive.”
  26. I’ve felt pressure from TV or magazines to change my appearance.
  27.  I do not try to look like the people on TV.
  28. Movie starts are not an important source of information about fashion and “being attractive.”
  29.  Famous people are an important source of information about fashion and “being attractive.”
  30.  I try to look like sports athletes.                                                                                               .
 
This instrument can be found online at: http://bodyimagedisturbance.usf.edu/sat/index.htm
 
1=Definitely Disagree‚ 2=Mostly Disagree‚ 3=Neither Agree Nor Disagree‚ 4=Mostly Agree‚ 5= Definitely Agree
Internalization-General: Items: 3‚ 4‚ 7‚ 8‚ 11‚ 12‚ 15‚ 16‚ 27
Internalization-Athlete: Items: 19‚ 20‚ 23‚ 24‚ 30
Pressures: Items: 2‚ 6‚ 10‚ 14‚ 18‚ 22‚ 26
Information: Items: 1‚ 5‚ 9‚ 13‚ 17‚ 21‚ 25‚ 28‚ 29
Reverse-keyed items: 3‚ 6‚ 9‚ 12‚ 13‚ 19‚ 27‚ 28
 
For more information contact:
J. Kevin Thompson‚ Ph.D
Department of Psychology
University of South Florida
4202 Fowler Ave
Tampa‚ FL 33620-8200

J. Kevin Thompson‚ Patricia van den Berg‚ Megan Roehrig‚ Angela S. Guarda‚ and Leslie J. Heinberg. 2003. The Sociocultural Attitudes Towards Appearance Scale-3 (SATAQ-3): Development and Validation. Journal of Eating Disorders. Published online in Wiley InterScience (www.interscience.wiley.com).

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