Before starting‚ please specify:
1) How long you have known the target (in months): __________
2) How well do you feel you know them (1 = not at all‚ 10 = extremely well): __________
1. They are usually able to control other people
2. Generally‚ they don’t take notice of other people’s emotions
3. When they receive wonderful news‚ they find it difficult to calm down quickly
4. They tend to see difficulties in every opportunity‚ rather than opportunities in every difficulty
5. On the whole‚ they have a gloomy perspective on most things
6. They don’t have a lot of happy memories
7. Understanding the needs and desires of others is not a problem for them
8. They generally believe that things will work out fine in their life
9. They often find it difficult to recognise what emotion they’re feeling
10.They’re not socially skilled
11.They find it difficult to tell others that they love them‚ even when they want to
12.Others admire them for being relaxed
13.They rarely think about old friends from the past
14.They find it easy to tell others how much they really mean to them
15.Generally‚ they must be under pressure to really work hard
16.They tend to get involved in things they later wish they could get out of
17.They’re able to “read” most people’s feelings like an open book
18.They’re usually able to influence the way other people feel
19.They find it difficult to calm angry people down
20.They find it difficult to take control of situations at home
21.They generally hope for the best
22.Others admire them for their integrity
23.They really don’t like listening to their friends’ problems
24.They’re normally able to “get into someone’s shoes” and experience their emotions
25.They believe they’re full of personal weaknesses
26.They find it difficult to give up things they know and like
27.They always find ways to express their affection to others when they want to
28.They have a number of good qualities
29.They tend to rush into things without much planning
30.They find it difficult to speak about their intimate feelings even to their closest friends
31.They’re not able to do things as well as most people
32.They’re never really sure what they’re feeling
33.They’re usually able to express their emotions when they want to
34.When they disagree with someone‚ they usually find it easy to say so
35.They normally find it difficult to keep themselves motivated
36.They know how to snap out of their negative moods
37.On the whole‚ they find it difficult to describe their feelings
38.They find it difficult not to feel sad when someone tells them about something bad that happened to them
39.When something surprises them‚ they find it difficult to get it out of their mind
40.They often pause and think about their feelings
41.They tend to see the glass as half-empty rather than as half-full
42.They often find it difficult to see things from another person’s viewpoint
43.They’re a follower‚ not a leader
44.Those close to them often complain that they are not treated right
45.Many times‚ they can’t figure out what emotion they’re feeling
46.They couldn’t affect other people’s feelings even if they wanted to
47.If they’re jealous of someone‚ they find it difficult not to behave badly towards them
48.They get stressed by situations that others find comfortable
49.They find it difficult to sympathize with other people’s plights
50.In the past‚ they have taken credit for someone else’s input
51.On the whole‚ they can cope with change effectively
52.They don’t seem to have any power at all over other people’s feelings
53.They have many reasons for not giving up easily
54.They like putting effort even into things that are not really important
55.They always take responsibility when they do something wrong
56.They tend to change their mind frequently
57.When they argue with someone‚ they can only see their own point of view
58.They believe that things tend to turn out right in the end
59.When they disagree with someone‚ they generally prefer to remain silent‚ rather than make a scene
60.If they wanted to‚ it would be easy for them to make someone feel bad
61.I would describe them as a calm person
62.They often find it difficult to show their affection to those close to them
63.They believe there are many reasons to expect the worst in life
64.They usually find it difficult to express themselves clearly
65.They don’t mind frequently changing their daily routine
66.Most people are better liked than they are
67.Those close to them rarely complain about their behaviour
68.They usually find it difficult to express their emotions the way they want to
69.Generally‚ they’re able to adapt to new environments
70.They find it difficult to adjust their life according to the circumstances
71.I would describe them as a good negotiator
72.They can deal effectively with people
73.On the whole‚ they’re highly motivated
74.They have probably stolen things as a child
75.On the whole‚ they’re pleased with their life
76.They find it difficult to control themselves when they’re extremely happy
77.Sometimes‚ it feels like they’re producing a lot of good work effortlessly
78.When they take a decision‚ they’re always sure it is the right one
79.They are not confident about their looks
80.They normally find it difficult to adjust their behaviour according to the people they’re with
81.On the whole‚ they’re able to identify themselves with others
82.They try to regulate pressures in order to control their stress levels
83.They don’t think of themselves as useless
84.They usually find it difficult to regulate their emotions
85.They can handle most difficulties in their life in a cool and composed manner
86.If they wanted to‚ it would be easy for them to make someone angry
87.On the whole‚ they like themselves
88.They believe they’re full of personal strengths
89.They generally don’t find life enjoyable
90.They’re usually able to calm down quickly after they’ve got mad at someone
91.They can remain calm even when they’re extremely happy
92.Generally‚ they’re not good at consoling other people
93.They’re usually able to settle disputes
94.They never put pleasure before business
95.Imagining themselves in someone else’s position is not a problem for them
96.They need a lot of self-control to keep themselves out of trouble
97.It is easy for them to find the right words to describe their feelings
98.They expect that most of their life will be enjoyable
99.They are an ordinary person
100. They tend to get “carried away” easily
101. They try to resist negative thoughts and think of positive alternatives
102. They don’t like planning ahead
103. Just by looking at somebody‚ they can understand what he or she feels
104. They believe life is beautiful
105. They normally find it easy to calm down after they have been scared
106. They want to be in command of things
107. They usually find it difficult to change other people’s opinions
108. They’re generally good at social chit-chat
109. Controlling their urges is not a big problem for them
110. They don’t seem to like their physical appearance
111. They tend to speak well and clearly
112. On the whole‚ they don’t tackle stress well
113. Most of the time‚ they know exactly why they feel the way they do
114. They find it difficult to calm down after they have been strongly surprised
115. On the whole‚ they are assertive
116. On the whole‚ they’re not a happy person
117. When someone offends them‚ they’re usually able to remain calm
118. They need to put in a lot of effort to do something well
119. They have probably never lied to spare someone else’s feelings
120. They find it difficult to bond well even with those close to them
121. They consider all the advantages and disadvantages before making up their mind
122. They don’t know how to make others feel better when they need it
123. They usually find it difficult to change their attitudes and views
124. They rarely speak about how they feel
125. On the whole‚ they seem satisfied with their close relationships
126. They can identify an emotion from the moment it starts to develop in them
127. On the whole‚ they like to put other people’s interests above their own
128. Most days‚ they feel great to be alive
129. They tend to get a lot of pleasure just from doing something well
130. It is very important to them to get along with all their close friends and family
131. They frequently have happy thoughts
132. They have many fierce arguments with those close to them
133. Expressing their emotions with words is not a problem for them
134. They find it difficult to take pleasure in life
135. They’re usually able to influence other people
136. When they’re under pressure‚ they tend to lose their cool
137. They usually find it difficult to change their behaviour
138. Others look up to them
139. They get stressed very easily
140. They’re usually able to find ways to control their emotions when they want to
141. I believe that they would make a good salesperson
142. They lose interest in what they do quite easily
143. On the whole‚ they’re a creature of habit
144. They would normally defend their opinions even if it meant arguing with important people
145. I would describe them as a flexible person
146. Generally‚ they need a lot of incentives in order to do their best
147. They can understand other people’s perspectives‚ even when they are arguing with them
148. On the whole‚ they’re able to deal with stress
149. They try to avoid people who may stress them out
150. They often indulge without considering all the consequences
151. They tend to “back down” even if they know they’re right
152. They find it difficult to take control of situations at work
153. Some of my responses on this questionnaire are not 100% honest
Short Form TEIQUE360-SF
Before starting‚ please specify:
1) How long you have known the target (in months): ________
2) How well do you feel you know them (1 = not at all‚ 10 = extremely well): ________
1. Expressing their emotions with words is not a problem for them.
2. They often find it difficult to see things from another person’s viewpoint.
3. On the whole‚ they are highly motivated.
4. They usually find it difficult to regulate their emotions.
5. They generally don’t appear to find life enjoyable.
6. They can deal effectively with people.
7. They tend to change their mind frequently.
8. Many times‚ they can’t figure out what emotion they’re feeling.
9. They believe that they have a number of good qualities.
10.They often find it difficult to stand up for their rights.
11.They are usually able to influence the way other people feel.
12.On the whole‚ they have a gloomy perspective on most things.
13.Those close to them often complain that they are not treated right.
14.They often find it difficult to adjust their life according to the circumstances.
15.On the whole‚ they are able to deal with stress.
16.They often find it difficult to show affection to those close to them.
17.They are normally able to “get into someone’s shoes” and experience their emotions.
18.They normally find it difficult to keep themselves motivated.
19.They are usually able to find ways to control their emotions when they want to.
20.On the whole‚ they appear pleased with their life.
21.I would describe them as a good negotiator.
22.They tend to get involved in things they later wish they could get out of.
23.They often pause and think about their feelings.
24.They believe they’re full of personal strengths.
25.They tend to “back down” even if they think they’re right.
26.They don’t seem to have any power at all over other people’s feelings.
27.They generally believe that things will work out fine in their life.
28.They find it difficult to bond well even with those close to them.
29.Generally‚ they are able to adapt to new environments.
30.Others admire them for being relaxed.
1. 1. Emotion expression [ …is able to express her feelings to others.]
2. Empathy […can see things from another person’s point of view.]
3. Self-motivation […is internally driven by a need to produce high-quality work and is unlikely to give up easily.]
4. Emotion regulation […can control her emotions. ]
5. Happiness […is generally cheerful and feels good about herself and her life in general.]
6. Social awareness […has very good social skills.]
7. Low impulsiveness […considers information carefully before making decisions and is unlikely to give in to her urges.]
8. Emotion perception […is good at reading other people’s feelings.]
9. Self-esteem […has a positive view of herself and her achievements.]
10.Assertiveness […does not hesitate to stand up for her rights and has leadership qualities.]
11.Emotion management […is good at managing other people’s emotions (e.g.‚ by consoling them or calming them down).]
12.Optimism […expects positive things to happen in her life and tends to look on the bright side.]
13.Relationships […has good and fulfilling personal relationships with the people close to her.]
14.Adaptability […is able to cope with change and adapt to new things and environments.]
15.Stress management […holds up under pressure and is capable of dealing with stress.]
Well-being: [Self-esteem; Happiness; Optimism]‚
Self-control: [Emotion Regulation; low Impulsiveness; Stress Management]
Emotionality: [Empathy; Emotion Perception; Emotion Expression; Relationship Skills]
Sociability: [Emotion management; Assertiveness; Social awareness/ Social Competence]
Auxiliary facets: [Adaptability; Self-motivation]
1= Completely Disagree to 7= Completely Agree
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