Thank you for your interest the
Circumplex Scales of Interpersonal Efficacy (CSIE).
The CSIE is a 32-item inventory designed to complement existing
interpersonal circumplex measures by
efficiently assessing confidence that one can engage in a variety of interpersonal
eight 4-item scales of the CSIE appear to have a circumplex structure, adequate
internal reliability, and convergent validity with measures of interpersonal
values and interpersonal problems. A description of the development and
psychometrics of the CSIE can be found in the following article:
K.D. & Sadler, P. (2007). Self-efficacy, values, and complementarity in
dyadic interactions: Integrating interpersonal and social-cognitive theory.
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 33, 94-109.
Examples of other papers that have
used the CSIE include:
Dowgwillo, E. A., & Pincus, A. L. (2017).
Differentiating dark triad traits within and across interpersonal circumplex
surfaces. Assessment, 24, 24-44.
Hopwood, C. J., Ansell, E. B., Pincus, A. L., Wright, A.G.C.,
Lukowitsky, M. R., & Roche, M. J. (2011). The circumplex
structure of interpersonal sensitivities. Journal of
Personality, 79, 707-740.
Locke, K. D., & Adamic, E. (2012).
Interpersonal circumplex vector length and Interpersonal
decision making. Personality and Individual Differences, 53,
Sayegh, L., Weber, C., & Turecki, G. (in
press). Interpersonal self-efficacy, goals, and problems of persistently
depressed outpatients: Prototypical circumplex profiles and distinctive
Locke, K.D., Sayegh, L., Penberthy, J. K., Weber, C., Haentjens, K., & Turecki, G. (2017). Interpersonal circumplex profiles of persistent depression: Goals,
self-efficacy, problems, and effects of group therapy. Journal of Clinical
Psychology, 73, 595-611. doi:10.1002/jclp.22343
G., Pincus, A. L., Conroy, D. E., & Elliot, A. J. (2009). The
pathoplastic relationship between interpersonal problems and
fear of failure. Journal of Personality, 77(4), 997-1024.
You are free to administer the CSIE as you wish, and
I welcome feedback about what you find to be the weaknesses and strengths of the
For a French translation (courtesy of Liliane Sayegh, PhD,
of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute in Montreal), click
You can take the CSIE on-line by clicking the
"Take the CSIE" button to the left. (Note:
The feedback will be more meaningful to you if you are already familiar
interpersonal circumplex model. Your computer must be able to run java,
which you can download here.) (UPDATE:
The online scoring and graphing program a tech-savvy student helped me
create back in 2009 is apparently no longer working correctly on most
current operating systems, a situation that is likely to continue until
I can find another tech-savvy student to help me fix it -- sorry!)