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Benign and Malicious Envy Scale, BeMaS

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Benign envy
30][5
16
Malicious envy
30][5
12

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Envy is a frustrating emotion that can occur when people lack anothers superior quality, achievement, or possession. There are two forms of envy that differ in how people deal with being worse off. Benign envy causes people to invest more effort to be as successful as the other person. In contrast, malicious envy motivates people to level the other person down. Distinguishing between benign and malicious envy allows to disentangle different motivational and behavioral consequences of envy.

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