Social Reticence Scale


Authors: Warren H. Jones & Stephen Briggs

The Social Reticence Scale (SRS) is a valuable measure for understanding shyness as a unique and separate dimension of personality. This twenty-item measure of social shyness was originally developed as a basic tool for research on personality factors in interpersonal behavior and relationships, but it is also useful in applied settings.

The Manual presents an alternative scoring procedure for empirically derived components of SRS responses and scale level representative data for over 2,500 respondents.

Copyright © 1986 by Consulting Psychologists Press, Inc.

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Features of the SRS

Purpose: Measure shyness as a unique and separate dimension of personality

Length: 20 items

Average completion time: 5-10 minutes

Target population: High school or older

Administration: For individual or group administration

Uses of the SRS

  • Interpersonal behavior research
  • Personality research


Social Reticence

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