Form: Authenticity Scale

Authenticity Scale
1 – Does not describe me at all
2 – Basically does not describe me
3 – Rather does not describe me
4 – Neutral
5 – Slightly describes me
6 – Basically describes me
7 – Describes me very well
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1
I think it is better to be yourself, than to be popular.
2
I don’t know how I really feel inside.
3
I am strongly influenced by the opinions of others.
4
I usually do what other people tell me to do.
5
I always feel I need to do what others expect me to do.
6
Other people influence me greatly.
7
I feel as if I don’t know myself very well.
8
I always stand by what I believe in.
9
I am true to myself in most situations.
10
I feel out of touch with the ‘real me.’
11
I live in accordance with my values and beliefs.
12
I feel alienated from myself.