Authenticity in relationships scale (AIRS)

  • Type: Outcome measures & surveys
  • Sectors:
    Children and families, Mental health
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Cost: Free
  • Developer/Author: Frederick G. Lopez & Kenneth G. Rice

This scale assesses “relational authenticity”, meaning the attitudes people have about the importance of engaging in open and honest self-disclosure. Those who have high levels of relational authenticity have clear expectations that they and their partner avoid distorting or denying truthful personal and relational experiences.

There are 37 item self-scoring questionnaire, on scale of 1 (not at all descriptive) to 9 (very descriptive).

Completion of questionnaire gives 3 scores: Unacceptability of Deception, Intimate Risk-Taking and Authenticity in Relationships score.

Authenticity in relationships scale (AIRS)

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