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Measures to Download

Zlab studies have resulted in new measures to use in your research. These measures are freely available and can be downloaded below.


Interpersonal Mindfulness in Parenting Measure for Youth (IMPM-Y)

    Mera, S., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Conlon, E. G. (2023). Emerging adults’ experience of mindful parenting: Distinct associations with their dispositional and interpersonal mindfulness, self-compassion, and adjustment. Emerging Adulthood, 11(5), 1180-1195.

Click here for a file with the information about the IMPM-Y, including the items and response format.

Social Media Appearance Preoccupation Scale (SMAPS)

    Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Hawes, T., & Pariz, J. (2021). A closer look at appearance and social media: Measuring activity, self-presentation, and social comparison and their associations with emotional adjustment. Psychology of Popular Media, 10(1), 74-86. Awarded #2 top article of 2020 across all 86 American Psychological Association (APA) journal articles. See

Click here for a zip file with the SMAPS and related papers.


Sexual Subjectivity

     Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Ducat, W., & Boislard-P., M. (2011). A prospective study of young females’ sexual subjectivity: Associations with age, sexual behavior, and dating. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 40, 927-938.


Click here for a zip file of papers and measures of

sexual subjectivity for women and men


Coping Flexibility or the Self-Perceived Ability to Cope Flexibly with Stress

     Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Skinner, E. A., Modecki, K., Webb, H. J., & Rapee, R. M., Hawes, T., & Gardner, A. (2018). The self-perception of flexible coping with stress: A new measure and relations with emotional adjustment. Cogent Psychology. doi:10.1080/23311908.2018.1537908

Click here for the PCFS


Appearance-based Rejection Sensitivity Scale (ARS) for adolescents

     Webb, H. J., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2016). A longitudinal study of appearance-based rejection sensitivity and the peer appearance culture. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 43, 91-100 doi:10.1016/j.appdev.2016.01.004.

  Webb, H., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2015). Body image attitudes and body change strategies within best friend dyads and friendship groups: Implications for adolescent appearance-rejection sensitivity, Social Development, 24, 1-19. doi:10.1111/sode.1208

Click here for the ARS


Dating Goals

     Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Hughes, N., Kelly, M., & Connolly, J. (2012). Intimacy, identity, and status: Measuring dating goals in late adolescence and young adulthood, Motivation and Emotion, 36, 311-322

Click here for the Social Dating Goals-Revised (SDG-R) Measure


Parents as Social Context - Preschool version

     Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Webb, H. J., Thomas, R., & Klag, S. (2015). A new measure of toddler parenting practices and associations with attachment and mothers' sensitivity, competence, and enjoyment of parenting, Early Child Development and Care, 185, 1422-1436. doi:10.1080/03004430.2014.1001753

Click here for the PASC for preschool age children



The Adolescent Friendship Structure Inventory

     Ferguson, S., Duffy A., , M. J., & Laursen, B. (2019). The Adolescent Friendship Structure Inventory (AFSI): A review and empirical consolidation of existing measures. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 16, 654-665. doi:10.1080/17405629.2018.1488684

Click here for the AFSI



The Parent Socioemotional Context of Feeding Questionnaire

     Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Joyce, J., Kerin, J., Webb, H. J., & Morrissey, S. (2019). Self-Determination Theory and food-related parenting: The Parent Socioemotional Context of Feeding Questionnaire. Journal of Family Psychology, 33, 476-486. doi:10.1037/fam0000524

Click here for the PSCFQ


Fit Ideal Internalization Test for women

   Uhlmann, L., Donovan, C., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (2020). Beyond the thin ideal: Development and validation of the Fit Ideal Internalization Test (FIIT) for women. Psychological Assessment, 32, 140-153. doi:10.1037/pas0000773

Click here for the paper


The Multidimensional Youth Body Dysmorphic Inventory (MY BODI)

   Roberts, C., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Farrell, L. J. (2019). The Multidimensional Youth Body Dysmorphic Inventory (MY BODI): Development and preliminary validation. Child Psychiatry & Human Development, 50, 927-939. doi:10.1007/s10578-019-00893-6

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REACTIONS TO IMPLIED REJECTION SCALE: Primary/Secondary School student version & University student version

   Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Nesdale, D. (2013). Anxious and angry rejection sensitivity, social withdrawal, and retribution in high and low ambiguous situations. Journal of Personality, 81, 29-38. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6494.2012.00792.x.

Click here for the child/adolescent version

Click here for the university student version



(Example) Motivational Theory of Coping Measure

   Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Van Petegem, S., & Skinner, E. A. (2016). Emotion, controllability and orientation towards stress as correlates of children's coping with interpersonal stress, Motivation and Emotion, 40, 178-191. doi:10.1007/s11031-015-9520-z.

   Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Skinner, E. A. (2015). Adolescent vulnerability and the distress of rejection: Associations of adjustment problems and gender with control, emotions, and coping. Journal of Adolescence, 45, 149-159. doi:10.1016/j.adolescence.2015.09.004

   Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Skinner, E. A., Morris, H., & Thomas, R. (2013). Anticipated coping with interpersonal problems: Links with the emotional reactions of sadness, anger, and fear, Journal of Early Adolescence, 33, 682-706.

   Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Lees, D, & Skinner, E. A. (2011). Children’s emotions and coping with interpersonal stress as correlates of social competence, Australian Journal of Psychology, 63, 131-141.

Click here for the MTC Measure Example

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