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Decisional Forgiveness Scale (DFS)
Script Author: Katja Borchert, Ph.D. (email@example.com) for Millisecond Software, LLC
last updated: 05-09-2016 by K.Borchert for Millisecond Software LLC
Copyright © 05-09-2016 Millisecond Software
This script implements the Decisional Forgiveness Scale (DFS) as described in:
Worthington et al (2012):“Decisional and Emotional Forgiveness: Conceptualization and Development of Self- Report Measures.”
This instrument can be found on page 39 of “Decisional and Emotional Forgiveness: Conceptualization and Development of Self- Report Measures.”
Available online at: http://www.evworthington-forgiveness.com/assessment-scales/
8 5-point Likert Scale.
1. Inhibition of Harmful Intentions
2. Prosocial Intentions
DATA FILE INFORMATION:
The default data stored in the data files are:
(1) Raw data file: 'DFS.iqdat'
date, time, group, subject: date and time script was run with the current group/subjectnumber
build: the Inquisit build
q*_response: score given (in assigned values) - reflects reversed scoring where appropropriate
q*_latency: how much time (in ms) the participant spent on the surveypage with this particular question (the last time this particular surveypage was visited)
(2) Summary data file: 'DFS_summary.iqdat' (Inquisit Lab: one data file per participant)
script.startdate: date script was run
script.starttime: time script was started
script.subjectid: subject id number
script.groupid: group id number
script.elapsedtime: time it took to run script (in ms)
computer.platform: the platform the script was run on
/completed: 0 = script was not completed (prematurely aborted); 1 = script was completed (all conditions run)
/IHI: Inhibition of Harmful Intention Subscale score (items reversed scored where appropriate) (Range:4-20)
/PSI: Prosocial Intention Subscale score (items reversed scored where appropriate) (Range: 4-20 )
/total: total score (range: 8-40)
8 5-point Likert Scale.
1. Inhibition of Harmful Intentions (questions: 1*, 4*, 6*, 8); the lower the score, the fewer harmful intentions are inhibited
2. Prosocial Intentions (questions: 2*, 3, 5, 7*); the lower the score, the fewer intentions are prosocial
* reversed scored questions
see section Editable Parameters (instructions are original to Worthington et al, 2012)
check below for (relatively) easily editable parameters, stimuli, instructions etc.
Keep in mind that you can use this script as a template and therefore always "mess" with the entire code to further customize your experiment.
The parameters you can change are:
/pageinstructions: the default instructions used