Form: Balanced Inventory of Desirable Responding, BIDR-60

Balanced Inventory of Desirable Responding, BIDR-60
1 Not true
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4 Somewhat
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7 Very true
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7
1
My first impressions of people usually turn out to be right.
2
It would be hard for me to break any of my bad habits.
3
I don't care to know what other people really think of me.
4
I have not always been honest with myself.
5
I always know why I like things.
6
When my emotions are aroused, it biases my thinking.
7
Once I've made up my mind, other people can seldom change my opinion.
8
I am not a safe driver when I exceed the speed limit.
9
I am fully in control of my own fate.
10
It's hard for me to shut off a disturbing thought.
11
I never regret my decisions.
12
I sometimes lose out on things because I can't make up my mind soon enough.
13
The reason I vote is because my vote can make a difference.
14
My parents were not always fair when they punished me.
15
I am a completely rational person.
16
I rarely appreciate criticism.
17
I am very confident of my judgments
18
I have sometimes doubted my ability as a lover.
19
It's all right with me if some people happen to dislike me.
20
I don't always know the reasons why I do the things I do.
21
I sometimes tell lies if I have to.
22
I never cover up my mistakes.
23
There have been occasions when I have taken advantage of someone.
24
I never swear.
25
I sometimes try to get even rather than forgive and forget.
26
I always obey laws, even if I'm unlikely to get caught.
27
I have said something bad about a friend behind his/her back.
28
When I hear people talking privately, I avoid listening.
29
I have received too much change from a salesperson without telling him or her.
30
I always declare everything at customs.
31
When I was young I sometimes stole things.
32
I have never dropped litter on the street.
33
I sometimes drive faster than the speed limit.
34
I never read sexy books or magazines.
35
I have done things that I don't tell other people about.
36
I never take things that don't belong to me.
37
I have taken sick-leave from work or school even though I wasn't really sick.
38
I have never damaged a library book or store merchandise without reporting it.
39
I have some pretty awful habits.
40
I don't gossip about other people's business.
41
I sometimes feel irritated when I don't get my own way.
42
I could never enjoy being cruel.
43
Seeing any attractive person of the opposite sex makes me think about sex.
44
I have never felt joy over someone else's failure.
45
I have gotten so angry at a friend that I felt like hitting him(her).
46
I have never felt like I wanted to kill someone.
47
There have been occasions when I was mean to someone unimportant.
48
I never enjoy watching sexy scenes in movies.
49
I enjoy it when obnoxious people get put down.
50
I rarely have sexual fantasies.
51
Once in a while I think of things too bad to talk about.
52
I have never wanted to rape or be raped by someone.
53
More than once it felt good when I heard on the news that someone had been killed.
54
I can't think of anyone I hate deeply.
55
There have been occasions when I felt like smashing things.
56
Few of the things I do are simply for my own gain.
57
I must admit that revenge can be sweet.
58
I never get jealous over the good fortune of others.
59
There have been times when I felt like rebelling against authorities, even though I knew they were right.
60
I have never done anything that I'm ashamed of.