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threats

This three-item, seven-point scale measures a person’s inclination at the current time to react toward others in a physically violent manner if threatened.  The wording of the items is meant to focus participants’ responses on their current states rather than their longer-term trait-like tendencies. 

The degree to which a person feels uneasy as it pertains to his/her identity is measured with three, seven-point items.

The scale has five, seven-point items that measure how much a person believes there are hardships he/she must overcome that were bought on by an unspecified “external force.”

Using six items, the scale measures the belief that a particular salesperson with whom a consumer interacted used compliance tactics based on immediate, superficial factors (threats and promises) not directly related to the product itself.

The extent to which a person considers some particular object as being weird and creepy is measured with three, seven-point items.

Five, seven-point Likert-type items compose the scale and measure how much a person worries that some person or thing lessens his/her importance, job, and very existence.

Seven, seven-point Likert-type items measure the degree to which a person believes his/her language skills were the reason why he/her was treated unjustly by someone else.

With five items, the scale measures a person’s sensitivity to the threat of illness and the transmission of disease with respect to a variety of specific objects and situations. 

Twelve items measure the degree to which a person considers a wide variety of specific objects and situations to be repugnant, particularly if they are viewed as threatening one’s health.

Four questions and a seven-point response scale are used to measure how much a person believes the side effects of a medicinal drug are serious and threatening.