Display the scales of a circumplex instrument including the total number of scales and each scale's abbreviation, hypothetical angle, and text label.

scales(x, items = FALSE)

Arguments

x

Required. An object of the instrument class.

items

Optional. A logical determining whether the items for each scale should be displayed below its other information (default = FALSE).

Value

The same input object. Prints text to console.

See also

Other instrument functions: anchors, instruments, instrument, items, norms

Examples

instrument(csip) scales(csip)
#> The CSIP contains 8 circumplex scales. #> PA: Domineering (90 degrees) #> BC: Self-Centered (135 degrees) #> DE: Distant (180 degrees) #> FG: Socially Inhibited (225 degrees) #> HI: Nonassertive (270 degrees) #> JK: Exploitable (315 degrees) #> LM: Self-Sacrificing (360 degrees) #> NO: Intrusive (45 degrees)
scales(csip, items = TRUE)
#> The CSIP contains 8 circumplex scales. #> PA: Domineering (90 degrees) #> 1. Bossing around other people too much #> 9. Verbally or physically abusing others #> 17. Starting arguments and conflicts with others #> 25. Trying to influence or control other people too much #> 33. Dominating or intimidating others #> 41. Acting aggressively toward others #> 49. Manipulating other people to get what I want #> 57. Acting superior or condescending toward others #> BC: Self-Centered (135 degrees) #> 2. Acting rude and inconsiderate toward others #> 10. Acting selfishly with others #> 18. Being unable to feel guilt or remorse #> 26. Lacking respect for other people's beliefs, attitudes, or opinions #> 34. Having trouble getting along with others #> 42. Being insensitive to the thoughts, feelings, and needs of others #> 50. Disliking most people #> 58. Having trouble giving emotional or moral support to others #> DE: Distant (180 degrees) #> 3. Pushing away from other people who get too close #> 11. Difficulty showing love and affection to others #> 19. Being unable to enjoy the company of others #> 27. Feeling emotionally disconnected from others #> 35. Difficulty developing close and lasting relationships #> 43. Being unable to fully connect with others #> 51. Difficulty opening up to others #> 59. Feeling uncomfortable with being close or intimate with others #> FG: Socially Inhibited (225 degrees) #> 4. Difficulty making friends #> 12. Having trouble fitting in with others #> 20. Avoiding people or social situations #> 28. Being unable to keep conversations going #> 36. Feeling like an outsider in most social situations #> 44. Being unable to be myself around others #> 52. Feeling fearful or nervous in social situations #> 60. Acting shy around others #> HI: Nonassertive (270 degrees) #> 5. Lacking self-confidence #> 13. Getting easily embarrassed in front of others #> 21. Difficulty taking the lead #> 29. Having trouble asserting myself #> 37. Feeling weak and insecure around dominant others #> 45. Being unable to stand up to others #> 53. Avoiding confrontation when problems arise #> 61. Letting other people make decisions too often #> JK: Exploitable (315 degrees) #> 6. Letting other people boss me around too much #> 14. Acting overly submissive with others #> 22. Being unable to express anger toward others #> 30. Being too concerned about what other people think #> 38. Being easily taken advantage of #> 46. Compromising with other people too much #> 54. Being easily influenced by others #> 62. Being unable to say 'no' #> LM: Self-Sacrificing (360 degrees) #> 7. Putting other people's needs before my own too much #> 15. Giving too much to others #> 23. Forgiving people too easily #> 31. Being overly sentimental or tender-hearted #> 39. Being easily affected by the pain and suffering of others #> 47. Trusting people too easily #> 55. Trying to solve other people's problems too much #> 63. Getting too attached to others #> NO: Intrusive (45 degrees) #> 8. Being overly affectionate with others #> 16. Difficulty keeping personal matters private from others #> 24. Talking too much #> 32. Flirting with other people too much #> 40. Having trouble respecting other people's privacy #> 48. Exaggerating so that other people will respect me #> 56. Confronting people too quickly about problems #> 64. Needing to be the center of attention