1. I feel that I am a person of worth, at least on an equal basis with others.
2. I feel that I have a number of good qualities.
3. All in all, I am inclined to feel that I am a failure. (r)
4. I am able to do things as well as most other people.
5. I feel that I do not have much to be proud of. (r)
6. I take a positive attitude toward myself.
7. On the whole, I am satisfied with myself.
8. I wish I could have more respect for myself. (r)
9. I certainly feel useless at times. (r)
10. At times I think I am no good at all. (r)
Generalized Self-Efficacy (Judge, Locke, Durham, & Kluger, 1998)
1. I am strong enough to overcome life's struggles.
2. At root, I am a weak person. (r)
3. I can handle the situations that life brings.
4. I usually feel that I am an unsuccessful person. (r)
5. I often feel that there is nothing that I can do well. (r)
6. I feel competent to deal effectively with the real world.
7. I often feel like a failure. (r)
8. I usually feel I can handle the typical problems that come up in life.
Locus of Control (from Levenson, 1981)
1. Whether or not I get to be a leader depends mostly on my ability.
2. When I make plans, I am almost certain to make them work.
3. When I get what I want, it's usually because I'm lucky. (r)
4. I have often found that what is going to happen will happen. (r)
5. I can pretty much determine what will happen in my life.
6. I am usually able to protect my personal interests.
7. When I get what I want, it's usually because I worked hard for it.
8. My life is determined by my own actions.
Neuroticism (Eysenck & Eysenck, 1968)
1. My feelings are easily hurt.
2. I'm a nervous person.
3. I'm a worrier
4. I am often tense or "high strung."
5. I often suffer from "nerves."
6. I am often troubled by feelings of guilt.
7. My mood often goes up and down.
8. Sometimes I feel miserable for no reason.
9. I am an irritable person.
10. I often feel fed up.
11. I often worry too long after an embarrassing experience.
12. I often feel lonely.