1 – Very uncharacteristic or untrue, strongly disagree
2 – Uncharacteristic
3 – Neutral
4 – Characteristic
5 – Very characteristic or true, strongly agree
I can become entirely absorbed in thinking about my personal affairs, my health, my cares or my relations to others.
My feelings are easily hurt by ridicule or the slighting remarks of others.
When I enter a room I often become self-conscious and feel that the eyes of others are upon me.
I dislike sharing the credit of an achievement with others.
I feel that I have enough on my hands without worrying about other people's troubles.
I feel that I am temperamentally different from most people.
I often interpret the remarks of others in a personal way.
I easily become wrapped up in my own interests and forget the existence of others.
I dislike being with a group unless I know that I am appreciated by at least one of those present.
I am secretly «put out» or annoyed when other people come to me with their troubles, asking me for my time and sympathy.