Thinness Expectancy Questionnaire (TEQ)

“BEING THIN MAKES ONE ______________.”
1. A conformist
2. Able to fit into clothes
3. Able to wear revealing /tight clothes
4. Accepted
5. Active
6. Advantageous
7. Agile
8. Athletic
9. Attractive
10. Beautiful
11. Better-looking
12. Boyish
13. Conceited
14. Confident
15. Content
16. Cute
17. Defined
18. Depressed
19. Desirable
20. Emaciated
21. Energetic
22. Envied
23. Exercise
24. Feel better about themselves
25. Feel better in relationships
26. Feel good about themselves
27. Flat-chested
28. Flexible
29. Fragile
30. Frail
31. Fun
32. Get attention
33. Good-looking
34. Happy
35. Have a positive body image
36. Have high self-esteem
37. Have high self-image
38. Have high self-worth
39. Healthy
40. In Control
41. In Shape
42. Insecure
43. Liked by others
44. Look better in a swimsuit
45. Malnourished
46. More likely to go to the beach
47. More open with their body
48. Noticed
49. Optimistic
50. Outgoing
51. Party/Go out more
52. Physically fit
53. Popular
54. Pretty
55. Proud
56. Respected
57. Sad
58. Satisfied
59. Secure
60. Self-assured
61. Self-Confident
62. Self-conscious
63. Sexual
64. Sexy
65. Smart
66. Sociable
67. Socially accepted
68. Tired
69. Unappealing
70. Uncomfortable
71. Underweight
72. Unhealthy
73. Upset
74. Want to stay thin
75. Wanted
76. Weak
 
 
1=Completely Disagree‚ 2=Mostly Disagree‚ 3=Slightly Disagree‚ 4=Neither Agree Nor Disagree‚ 5=Slightly Agree‚ 6=Mostly Agree‚ 7=Completely Agree
 

Steinberg‚ Ari R.‚ “The development and validation of the Thinness Expectancy Questionnaire (TEQ)” (2004). Graduate Theses and Dissertations. http://scholarcommons.usf.edu/etd/1257

Steinberg. Ari R.‚ Coovert. Michael‚ Goldman. Mark‚ Bryant. Judy Becker (2004). The Development And Validation Of The Thinness Expectancy Questionnaire (TEQ). University of South Florida. Ph.D. Dissertations.

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