Form: Comprehensive Inventory of Desirable Responding, CIDR

Comprehensive Inventory of Desirable Responding, CIDR
1 1 Not true
4 4 Somewhat
7 7 Very true
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I sometimes tell lies if I have to.
2
I never cover up my mistakes.
3
There have been occasions when I have taken advantage of someone.
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I never swear.
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I sometimes try to get even rather than forgive and forget.
6
I always obey laws, even if I'm unlikely to get caught.
7
I have said something bad about a friend behind his/her back.
8
When I hear people talking privately, I avoid listening.
9
I have received too much change from a salesperson without telling him or her.
10
I always declare everything at customs.
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When I was young I sometimes stole things.
12
I have never dropped litter on the street.
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I sometimes drive faster than the speed limit.
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I never read sexy books or magazines.
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I have done things that I don't tell other people about.
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I never take things that don't belong to me.
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I have taken sick-leave from work or school even though I wasn't really sick.
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I have never damaged a library book or store merchandise without reporting it.
19
I have some pretty awful habits.
20
I don't gossip about other people's business.
21
My persuasive powers are impossible to resist.
22
My personality is not ideal.
23
Everyday I come up with creative, ingenious ideas.
24
Some problems just don't have a solution.
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I can usually get things done better on my own.
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I sometimes back down when my view is challenged.
27
Some people call me a genius.
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Some powerful people cannot be overcome.
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My leadership of a group guarantees the group's success.
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I have met people smarter than myself.
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I plan to work hard till I reach the top of my field.
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I sometimes need other people's help to get things done.
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I can dominate situations whenever I want.
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My work ambitions will sometimes have to be sacrificed for my personal life.
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I'm usually the one to come up with the big ideas.
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My decisions are sometimes unwise.
37
I have mastered every challenge put before me in life.
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Giving into others is sometimes necessary.
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I am always brave in threatening situations.
40
You can't win at everything.
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I sometimes feel irritated when I don't get my own way.
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I could never enjoy being cruel.
43
Seeing any attractive person of the opposite sex makes me think of 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 or her.
46
I have never felt like I wanted to kill someone.
47
There have been occasions when I took advantage of someone.
48
I never enjoy watching sexy scenes in movies.
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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 authority, even though I knew they were right.
60
I have never done anything that I'm ashamed of.
61
My first impressions of people usually turn out to be right.
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It would be hard for me to break any of my bad habits.
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I don't care to know what other people really think of me.
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I have not always been honest with myself.
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I always know why I like things.
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When my emotions are aroused, it biases my thinking.
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Once I've made up my mind, other people can seldom change my opinion.
68
I am not a safe driver when I exceed the speed limit.
69
I am fully in control of my own fate.
70
It's hard for me to shut off a disturbing thought.
71
I never regret my decisions.
72
I sometimes lose out on things because I can't make up my mind soon enough.
73
The reason I vote is because my vote can make a difference.
74
My parents were not always fair when they punished me.
75
I am a completely rational person.
76
I rarely appreciate criticism.
77
I am very confident of my judgments
78
I have sometimes doubted my ability as a lover.
79
It's all right with me if some people happen to dislike me.
80
I don't always know the reasons why I do the things I do.