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Brief Questionnaire to Assess Compatibility
With Worldview Theme #41

Respond to each of the following below on a 1 to 5 scale, where
     1= strongly disagree      2 = disagree      3 = neutral      4 = agree      5 = strongly agree
If you donít have understand, or are confused by a particular question, select 3= neutral.

Note: An * in front of the question indicates that this has been used in national public opinion surveys. 

1. I often feel that I am personally lacking in something -- that I am not smart enough, physically attractive enough, competent enough, tough enough, important enough or whatever -- and that this keeps me from being able to do what I want to do.  

2. Sometimes I feel that I donít much like, or even hate, myself. Sometimes thereís a voice inside me saying that Iím no good.

3. My own self worth, self respect, sense of honor, dignity and intrinsic value is so great that I am capable of taking in stride criticism that others either justly or unjustly direct at me.

*4. I am satisfied with my life as a whole these days.

*5. During the past four weeks there have been days when I accomplished less than I would have liked at work or in my daily activities as a result of emotional problems such as feeling depressed or anxious.

*6. Given my religious, spiritual or other beliefs, I have forgiven myself for things I have done wrong.

*7. At no time during the last 30 days have I felt that I was worthless.

*8. Taking all things together, I would say that I am happy.

*9. I usually count on being successful at everything I do.

*10. At no time during the past seven days have I felt ashamed of (or guilty about) something that I did.


For Worldview Theme #41, Struggling With A Basic Need: Self Esteem
Your Overall Score = On a 0 to 10 Scale
                   Your Survey Question Score = On a 0 to 10 Scale
Ave. USA Adult Survey Question Score = On a 0 to 10 Scale

Interpreting Your Worldview Theme Assessment Scores

Generally speaking, the score you get for a particular worldview theme (based on your responses to the brief questionnaire provided) can be interpreted as follows:

If your score is... Interpretation: Your worldview...
                         0  is totally incompatible with this worldview theme
                 0.01 -- 2.49 is very incompatible with this worldview theme
                 2.50 -- 4.49 is mildly incompatible with this worldview theme
                 4.50 -- 5.49 is neutral or undecided in relation to this wv theme
                 5.50 -- 7.49 is mildly compatible with this worldview theme
                 7.50 -- 9.99 is very compatible with this worldview theme
                        10 is totally compatible with this worldview theme

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