The Emotional Self-Disclosure Scale (ESDS)

The Emotional Self-Disclosure Scale (ESDS)
William E. Snell‚ Jr.1990 
ESDS
1. Times when you felt depressed.
2. Times when you felt happy.
3. Times when you felt jealous.
4. Times when you felt anxious.
5. Times when you felt angry.
6. Times when you felt calm.
7. Times when you felt apathetic.
8. Times when you felt afraid.
9. Times when you felt discouraged.
10. Times when you felt cheerful.
11. Times when you felt possessive.
12. Times when you felt troubled.
13. Times when you felt infuriated.
14. Times when you felt quiet.
15. Times when you felt indifferent.
16. Times when you felt fearful.
17. Times when you felt pessimistic.
18. Times when you felt joyous.
19. Times when you felt envious.
20. Times when you felt worried.
21. Times when you felt irritated.
22. Times when you felt serene.
23. Times when you felt numb.
24. Times when you felt frightened.
25. Times when you felt sad.
26. Times when you felt delighted.
27. Times when you felt suspicious.
28. Times when you felt uneasy.
29. Times when you felt hostile.
30. Times when you felt tranquil.
31. Times when you felt unfeeling.
32. Times when you felt scared.
33. Times when you felt unhappy.
34. Times when you felt pleased.
35. Times when you felt resentful.
36. Times when you felt flustered.
37. Times when you felt enraged.
38. Times when you felt relaxed.
39. Times when you felt detached.
40. Times when you felt alarmed.
 
This instrument can be found online at: http://www4.semo.edu/snell/scales/ESDS.htm    &
 
A = I HAVE NOT DISCUSSED THIS TOPIC WITH MY COUNSELOR:
B = I HAVE SLIGHTLY DISCUSSED THIS TOPIC WITH MY COUNSELOR:
C = I HAVE MODERATELY DISCUSSED THIS TOPIC WITH MY COUNSELOR:
D = I HAVE ALMOST FULLY DISCUSSED THIS TOPIC WITH MY COUNSELOR:
E = I HAVE FULLY DISCUSSED THIS TOPIC WITH MY COUNSELOR:
Subscales are:
1. Depression emotional-disclosure subscale: (Items 1‚ 9‚ 17‚ 25‚ 33).
2. Happiness emotional-disclosure subscale: (Items 2‚ 10‚ 18‚ 26‚ 34).
3. Jealousy emotional-disclosure subscale: (Items 3‚ 11‚ 19‚ 27‚ 35).
4. Anxiety emotional-disclosure subscale: (Items 4‚ 12‚ 20‚ 28‚ 36).
5. Anger emotional-disclosure subscale: (Items 5‚ 13‚ 21‚ 29‚ 37).
6. Calmness emotional-disclosure subscale: (Items 6‚ 14‚ 22‚ 30‚ 38).
7. Apathy emotional-disclosure subscale: (Items 7‚ 15‚ 23‚ 31‚ 39).
8. Fear emotional-disclosure subscale: (Items 8‚ 16‚ 24‚ 32‚ 40).
 

Snell‚ W. E.‚ Jr.‚ Miller‚ R. S.‚ Belk‚ S. S.‚ Garcia-Falconi‚ R.‚ & Hernandez-Sanchez‚ J. E. (1989). Men's and women's emotional disclosures: The impact of disclosure recipient‚ culture‚ and the masculine role. Sex Roles‚ 21‚ 467-486.

     Snell‚ W. E.‚ Jr.‚ Miller‚ R. S.‚ & Belk‚ S. S. (1988). Development of the Emotional Self-Disclosure Scale. Sex Roles‚ 18‚ 59-74.