Personal Adjustment Scales

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Generalized Contentment Scale

(GCS)

The GCS is designed to measure the severity of non-psychotic depression. Scores range from 0 to 100 where higher scores indicate greater amounts of depression.

Reliability: .90 or greater.
Validity: .60 and greater.
Clinical Cutting Score: 30
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 4
Author: Walter W. Hudson


Index of Self-Esteem

(ISE)

The ISE is designed to measure the severity of problems with self-esteem. Scores range from 0 to 100 where higher scores indicate greater problems with self-esteem.

Reliability: .90 or greater.
Validity: .60 and greater.
Clinical Cutting Score: 30
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 4
Author: Walter W. Hudson


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Index of Clinical Stress

(ICS)

The ICS is designed to measure the severity of problems with personal stress. Scores range from 0 to 100 where higher scores indicate greater amounts of stress.

Reliability: .90 or greater.
Validity: .60 and greater.
Clinical Cutting Score: Not available
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 4
Authors: Walter W. Hudson and J. Neil Abell


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Clinical Anxiety Scale

(CAS)

The CAS is designed to measure the severity of problems with phobic anxiety. Scores range from 0 to 100 where higher scores indicate greater problems with phobic anxiety.

Reliability: .90 or greater.
Validity: .60 and greater.
Clinical Cutting Score: 30
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 6
Author: Bruce A. Thyer


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Index of Peer Relations

(IPR)

The IPR is designed to measure the severity of problems in peer relationships. Scores range from 0 to 100 where higher scores indicate greater problems with peers.

Reliability: .90 or greater.
Validity: .60 and greater.
Clinical Cutting Score: 30
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 3
Author: Walter W. Hudson


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Index of Alcohol Involvement

(IAI)

The IAI is designed to measure the severity of problems with alcohol abuse. Scores range from 0 to 100 where higher scores indicate greater problems with alcohol abuse.

Reliability: .90 or greater.
Validity: .60 and greater.
Clinical Cutting Score: Not available
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 4
Author: Walter W. Hudson and James W. Garner


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Index of Drug Involvement

(IDI)

The IDI is designed to measure the severity of problems with drug abuse. Scores range from 0 to 100 where higher scores indicate greater problems with drug abuse.

Reliability: .90 or greater.
Validity: .60 and greater.
Clinical Cutting Score: 30
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 4
Author: Walter W. Hudson


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Sexual Attitude Scale

(SAS)

The SAS is designed to measure a liberal or conservative orientation toward human sexual expression. Scores range from 0 to 100 where low scores indicate a liberal orientation and higher scores indicate a conservative orientation toward human sexual expression.

Reliability: .90 or greater.
Validity: .60 and greater.
Clinical Cutting Score: 50
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 7
Authors: Walter W. Hudson and Gerald J. Murphy


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Index of Homophobia / Index of Attitudes toward Homosexuals

(IHP / IAH)

The IHP/IAH is designed to measure the level of homophobia. Scores range from 0 to 100 where low scores indicate a non-homophobic response and higher scores indicate a homophobic response.

Reliability: .90 or greater.
Validity: .60 and greater.
Clinical Cutting Score: 50
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 7
Authors: Wendell A. Ricketts and Walter W. Hudson