A dataset containing items from the Contingencies of Self-Worth Scale (CSWS) scale. There are 35 variables and 680 observations
A data frame with 35 variables and 680 observations (7 point Likert scale)
1 When I think I look attractive, I feel good about myself
2 My self-worth is based on God's love
3 I feel worthwhile when I perform better than others on a task or skill.
4 My self-esteem is unrelated to how I feel about the way my body looks.
5 Doing something I know is wrong makes me lose my self-respect
6 I don't care if other people have a negative opinion about me.
7 Knowing that my family members love me makes me feel good about myself.
8 I feel worthwhile when I have God's love.
9 I can’t respect myself if others don't respect me.
10 My self-worth is not influenced by the quality of my relationships with my family members.
11 Whenever I follow my moral principles, my sense of self-respect gets a boost.
12 Knowing that I am better than others on a task raises my self-esteem.
13 My opinion about myself isn't tied to how well I do in school.
14 I couldn't respect myself if I didn't live up to a moral code.
15 I don't care what other people think of me.
16 When my family members are proud of me, my sense of self-worth increases.
17 My self-esteem is influenced by how attractive I think my face or facial features are.
18 My self-esteem would suffer if I didn’t have God's love.
19 Doing well in school gives me a sense of selfrespect.
20 Doing better than others gives me a sense of self-respect.
21 My sense of self-worth suffers whenever I think I don't look good.
22 I feel better about myself when I know I'm doing well academically.
23 What others think of me has no effect on what I think about myself.
24 When I don’t feel loved by my family, my selfesteem goes down.
25 My self-worth is affected by how well I do when I am competing with others.
26 My self-esteem goes up when I feel that God loves me.
27 My self-esteem is influenced by my academic performance.
28 My self-esteem would suffer if I did something unethical.
29 It is important to my self-respect that I have a family that cares about me.
30 My self-esteem does not depend on whether or not I feel attractive.
31 When I think that I’m disobeying God, I feel bad about myself.
32 My self-worth is influenced by how well I do on competitive tasks.
33 I feel bad about myself whenever my academic performance is lacking.
34 My self-esteem depends on whether or not I follow my moral/ethical principles.
35 My self-esteem depends on the opinions others hold of me.
gender "M" (male) or "F" (female)
There are seven domains
FAMILY SUPPORT: items 7, 10, 16, 24, and 29.
COMPETITION: items 3, 12, 20, 25, and 32.
APPEARANCE: items 1, 4, 17, 21, and 30.
GOD'S LOVE: items 2, 8, 18, 26, and 31.
ACADEMIC COMPETENCE: items 13, 19, 22, 27, and 33.
VIRTUE: items 5, 11, 14, 28, and 34.
APPROVAL FROM OTHERS: items: 6, 9, 15, 23, and 35.
Briganti, G., Fried, E. I., & Linkowski, P. (2019). Network analysis of Contingencies of Self-Worth Scale in 680 university students. Psychiatry research, 272, 252-257.
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