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How much a person experiences physical discomfort in three specified parts of the body at a point in time is measured with a seven-point response format.

The degree of importance a person places on being skinny and attractive is measured with three, seven-point items.

The scale has eight items that measure how much a person is bothered by things related to death and disconnected body parts.  (Most of the items have some connection to death and all but one of the items refer to human bodies or parts.) 

The scale has three, seven-point Likert-type items and measures the degree to which a person believes another person is like him/her in terms of communication style, with an emphasis on nonverbal expression.

The scale has eight, seven-point Likert-type items that are intended to measure a person's belief in either the stability of body type (entity theory) or their ability to change basic body characteristics (incremental theory).  To be clear, beliefs about the nature of human bodies in general are measured by this scale rather than what people think about a particular person’s body.

The tendency for a person to notice and attend to thoughts and feelings having to do with physical aspects of his/her body is measured with six, seven-point items.

A person’s tendency to express and verbalize his/her thoughts and feelings is measured with eight items.

The tendency for a person to notice or attend to a variety of stimuli, both internal (such as thoughts and feelings) as well as external (such as sights, sounds, and smells) is measured with 12 items.

Twenty, seven-point Likert-type items are used to measure how comfortable a person is with touching and being touched by others.   The statements are gender-neutral.  The emphasis is on the importance of physical contact rather than the gender of those who are touching.

One's preference for the use of the face and body to physically express positive emotions in communication is measured with five, six-point Likert type items.  The focus of the scale is on others' nonverbal expression of emotion.  A person's own level of physical expressiveness is not measured.