Form: Horney-Coolidge Tridimensional Inventory, HCTI

Horney-Coolidge Tridimensional Inventory, HCTI
1 Hardly Ever
2 Sometimes
3 Mostly
4 Nearly Always
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2
3
4
1
I am affectionate.
2
It's a hostile world.
3
I prefer to be alone.
4
I feel better when I'm in a relationship.
5
Life is a struggle.
6
People say I'm unemotional.
7
I like to be liked by others.
8
I like to be in command.
9
I am self-sufficient.
10
I like to help others.
11
Only the strongest survive.
12
I don't really need people.
13
I like to give others my sympathy.
14
I enjoy feeling powerful.
15
I could live quite well without anyone.
16
I am unselfish.
17
I enjoy outsmarting other people.
18
I'd rather work, sleep, and eat alone.
19
I am self-sacrificing.
20
Other people are too sentimental.
21
I avoid parties and social gatherings.
22
I am a generous person.
23
People are inconsiderate.
24
I am a private person.
25
I'd rather be with someone else than be alone.
26
I'll test myself in fearful situations in order to make myself stronger.
27
I avoid questions about my personal life.
28
I forgive and forget pretty easily.
29
I like a good argument.
30
I like to live independent of others.
31
I care what other people think about me.
32
I am uninhibited and brave.
33
I avoid long-term obligations.
34
I feel crushed if I am rejected.
35
Beggars make me angry.
36
I feel lonely.
37
Most people are more attractive than me.
38
To survive in this world, you have to look out for yourself first.
39
I resent people trying to influence me.
40
I feel weak and helpless when I'm alone.
41
People tend to be untrustworthy.
42
I try to avoid advice from others.
43
I try to avoid fighting or arguing.
44
People tend to be manipulative.
45
I could live fine without friends or family.
46
I tend to feel it's my fault if something goes wrong.
47
Children should be taught toughness.
48
I like it better when people do not share their thoughts or feelings with me.
49
I tend to be the one who apologizes first.
50
It's a fact of life most successful people step on others to get ahead.
51
I feel I'd be better off without people than with people.
52
I need the company of others.
53
People's basic nature is aggressive.
54
I try to avoid conflicts.
55
Children should be taught to be kind and loving.
56
I've met a lot of idiots in my life.
57
Children should be taught self-sufficiency.