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How confined and stuffy a space feels to a person is measured with five, seven-point items. 

Three items are used to measure how much a person is concerned about his/her body weight and, because of that, diets frequently.

The extent to which a consumer has focused on constraining his/her spending in a particular context is measured with three, seven-point questions.  The purchase context is not explicitly stated in the items and must be stated elsewhere.

Six, seven-point Likert-type items measure a person’s resistance to norms and influence from others.

Four, five-point items are used in this scale to measure an adolescent’s belief about what his/her parents would say if they did not want him/her to watch television, movies, or video games that contained too much violence.  Specifically, this belief is a characterized by the parents “restricting” the time the child spends with the unacceptable media content and providing rationale in which the perspective of the adolescent is taken seriously.

The scale has four, five-point items that measure what an adolescent thinks his/her parents would do if they did not want him/her to watch television, movies, or video games that contained too much violence.  Specifically, this belief is a characterized by the parents “restricting” the time the child spends with unacceptable media content by using anger and threatening punishment.

The scale uses four, five-point items to measure the degree to which an adolescent thinks his/her parents are inconsistent in their restriction of the time he/she can spend with television, movies, and video games that contained too much violence.

Nine items are used to measure how much a person engages in eating-related behaviors meant to control one’s weight.

How much a person disagrees with a particular ban is measured with three, nine-point items.  Along with instructions that can be created for use with the scale, the items are flexible for use with a variety of bans.

Six, five-point Likert-type items measure a person’s belief that societal rules and norms are overly restrictive and limit person freedom too much.