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Interpersonal Reactivity Index (IRI)

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Davis' Interpersonal Reactivity Index (IRI) The following statements inquire about thoughts and feelings in a variety of situations.

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Element NameData TypeSizeRequiredDescriptionValue RangeNotesAliases
subjectkeyGUIDRequiredThe NDAR Global Unique Identifier (GUID) for research subjectNDAR*
src_subject_idString20RequiredSubject ID how it's defined in lab/projectrecord_id
interview_dateDateRequiredDate on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging was completed. MM/DD/YYYYRequired fieldiri_doa
interview_ageIntegerRequiredAge in months at the time of the interview/test/sampling/imaging.0 :: 1260Age is rounded to chronological month. If the research participant is 15-days-old at time of interview, the appropriate value would be 0 months. If the participant is 16-days-old, the value would be 1 month.
genderString20RequiredSex of the subjectM;FM = Male; F = Female
comments_miscString4,000RecommendedMiscellaneous comments on study, interview, methodology relevant to this form datairi_notes
daydreamIntegerRecommendedFantasy Scale. I daydream and fantasize, with some regularity, about things that might happen to me.0::40 = A (Does not describe me well); 1 = B; 2 = C; 3 = D; 4 = E (Describes me very well)iri_1_fs
tender_feelingsIntegerRecommendedEmpathic Concern Scale. I often have tender, concerned feelings for people less fortunate than me.0::40 = A (Does not describe me well); 1 = B; 2 = C; 3 = D; 4 = E (Describes me very well)iri_2_ec
difficult_other_povIntegerRecommendedPerspective-Taking Scale. I sometimes find it difficult to see things from the "other guy's" point of view.0::44 = A (Does not describe me well); 3 = B; 2 = C; 1 = D; 0 = E (Describes me very well)iri_3_pt
dont_feel_sorry_problemsIntegerRecommendedEmpathic Concern Scale. Sometimes I don't feel very sorry for other people when they are having problems.0::44 = A (Does not describe me well); 3 = B; 2 = C; 1 = D; 0 = E (Describes me very well)iri_4_ec
involved_charactersIntegerRecommendedFantasy Scale. I really get involved with the feelings of the characters in a novel.0::40 = A (Does not describe me well); 1 = B; 2 = C; 3 = D; 4 = E (Describes me very well)iri_5_fs
emergency_apprehensionIntegerRecommendedPersonal Distress Scale. In emergency situations, I feel apprehensive and ill-at-ease.0::40 = A (Does not describe me well); 1 = B; 2 = C; 3 = D; 4 = E (Describes me very well)iri_6_pd
objective_watchingIntegerRecommendedFantasy Scale. I am usually objective when I watch a movie or play, and I don't often get completely caught up in it.0::44 = A (Does not describe me well); 3 = B; 2 = C; 1 = D; 0 = E (Describes me very well)iri_7_fs
all_sides_disagreementIntegerRecommendedPerspective-Taking Scale. I try to look at everybody's side of a disagreement before I make a decision.0::40 = A (Does not describe me well); 1 = B; 2 = C; 3 = D; 4 = E (Describes me very well)iri_8_pt
protectiveIntegerRecommendedEmpathic Concern Scale. When I see someone being taken advantage of, I feel kind of protective towards them.0::40 = A (Does not describe me well); 1 = B; 2 = C; 3 = D; 4 = E (Describes me very well)iri_9_ec
helplessIntegerRecommendedPersonal Distress Scale. I sometimes feel helpless when I am in the middle of a very emotional situation.0::40 = A (Does not describe me well); 1 = B; 2 = C; 3 = D; 4 = E (Describes me very well)iri_10_pd
other_perspectiveIntegerRecommendedPerspective-Taking Scale. I sometimes try to understand my friends better by imagining how things look from their perspective.0::40 = A (Does not describe me well); 1 = B; 2 = C; 3 = D; 4 = E (Describes me very well)iri_11_pt
involved_rareIntegerRecommendedFantasy Scale. Becoming extremely involved in a good book or movie is somewhat rare for me.0::44 = A (Does not describe me well); 3 = B; 2 = C; 1 = D; 0 = E (Describes me very well)iri_12_fs
hurt_stay_calmIntegerRecommendedPersonal Distress Scale. When I see someone get hurt, I tend to remain calm.0::44 = A (Does not describe me well); 3 = B; 2 = C; 1 = D; 0 = E (Describes me very well)iri_13_pd
misfortunes_not_disturbedIntegerRecommendedEmpathic Concern Scale. Other people's misfortunes do not usually disturb me a great deal.0::44 = A (Does not describe me well); 3 = B; 2 = C; 1 = D; 0 = E (Describes me very well)iri_14_ec
arguments_dont_listenIntegerRecommendedPerspective-Taking Scale. If I'm sure I'm right about something, I don't waste much time listening to other people's arguments.0::44 = A (Does not describe me well); 3 = B; 2 = C; 1 = D; 0 = E (Describes me very well)iri_15_pt
movie_charactersIntegerRecommendedFantasy Scale. After seeing a play or movie, I have felt as though I were one of the characters.0::40 = A (Does not describe me well); 1 = B; 2 = C; 3 = D; 4 = E (Describes me very well)iri_16_fs
tense_emotionalIntegerRecommendedPersonal Distress Scale. Being in a tense emotional situation scares me.0::40 = A (Does not describe me well); 1 = B; 2 = C; 3 = D; 4 = E (Describes me very well)iri_17_pd
unfairly_pityIntegerRecommendedEmpathic Concern Scale. When I see someone being treated unfairly, I sometimes don't feel very much pity for them.0::44 = A (Does not describe me well); 3 = B; 2 = C; 1 = D; 0 = E (Describes me very well)iri_18_ec
effective_emergenciesIntegerRecommendedPersonal Distress Scale. I am usually pretty effective in dealing with emergencies.0::44 = A (Does not describe me well); 3 = B; 2 = C; 1 = D; 0 = E (Describes me very well)iri_19_pd
touchedIntegerRecommendedEmpathic Concern Scale. I am often quite touched by things that I see happen.0::40 = A (Does not describe me well); 1 = B; 2 = C; 3 = D; 4 = E (Describes me very well)iri_20_ec
see_both_sidesIntegerRecommendedPerspective-Taking Scale. I believe that there are two sides to every question and try to look at them both.0::40 = A (Does not describe me well); 1 = B; 2 = C; 3 = D; 4 = E (Describes me very well)iri_21_pt
describe_soft_heartedIntegerRecommendedEmpathic Concern Scale. I would describe myself as a pretty soft-hearted person.0::40 = A (Does not describe me well); 1 = B; 2 = C; 3 = D; 4 = E (Describes me very well)iri_22_ec
movie_characters_relateIntegerRecommendedFantasy Scale. When I watch a good movie, I can very easily put myself in the place of a leading character.0::40 = A (Does not describe me well); 1 = B; 2 = C; 3 = D; 4 = E (Describes me very well)iri_23_fs
emergencies_lose_controlIntegerRecommendedPersonal Distress Scale. I tend to lose control during emergencies.0::40 = A (Does not describe me well); 1 = B; 2 = C; 3 = D; 4 = E (Describes me very well)iri_24_pd
upset_try_shoesIntegerRecommendedPerspective-Taking Scale. When I'm upset at someone, I usually try to "put myself in his shoes" for a while.0::40 = A (Does not describe me well); 1 = B; 2 = C; 3 = D; 4 = E (Describes me very well)iri_25_pt
novel_if_in_storyIntegerRecommendedFantasy Scale. When I am reading an interesting story or novel, I imagine how I would feel if the events in the story were happening to me.0::40 = A (Does not describe me well); 1 = B; 2 = C; 3 = D; 4 = E (Describes me very well)iri_26_fs
help_go_to_piecesIntegerRecommendedPersonal Distress Scale. When I see someone who badly needs help in an emergency, I go to pieces.0::40 = A (Does not describe me well); 1 = B; 2 = C; 3 = D; 4 = E (Describes me very well)iri_27_pd
before_criticizingIntegerRecommendedPerspective-Taking Scale. Before criticizing somebody, I try to imagine how I would feel if I were in their place.0::40 = A (Does not describe me well); 1 = B; 2 = C; 3 = D; 4 = E (Describes me very well)iri_28_pt
iripdFloatRequiredPersonal distress score0::28; 999999=missingiri_factor_pd, scog_iri_factor_personal_distress
iriecFloatRequiredEmpathic concern score0::28; 999999=missingiri_factor_ec, scog_iri_factor_empathic_concern
irifsFloatRequiredFantasy scale score0::28; 999999=missingiri_factor_fs, scog_iri_factor_fantasy
iriptFloatRequiredPerspective taking score0::28; 999999=missingiri_factor_pt, scog_iri_factor_perspective
iri_totalFloatRecommendedTotal IRI score
commentsString4,000RecommendedComments about assessmentiri_scoring
doa_futdtString20RecommendedFuture date entered (Assessment)iri_doa_futdt
dodeString10RecommendedDate of Data Entryiri_dode
dode_futdtString20RecommendedFuture date entered (Data Entry)iri_dode_futdt
form_completedIntegerRecommendedWas the form completed?1;21=Yes; 2=Noiri_form_complete
form_explainIntegerRecommendedWhy was this form not completed?86::9999=Participant unable to complete due to cognitive impairment; 98=Participant unable to complete due to physical impairment; 97=Participant refused to begin/finish; 96=Participant completed but with less than best effort; 95=Participant unable to be contacted; 94=Participant deceased; 93=Participant withdrew consent; 92=Time constraints; 91=Rater forgot to administer; 90=Missed appointment; 89=Participant was terminated from study; 88=Other;87 = Not Done (reason unspecified); 86 = Not Applicableiri_explain
other_reason_ncString100RecommendedOther reason form was not completediri_other_reason_nc
assessment_completeIntegerRecommendedComplete?0::20=Incomplete; 1=Unverified; 2=Completeiri_complete
protocol_summaryString2,000RecommendedProtocol summary
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