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Comprehensive Assessment of Sadistic Tendencies

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The Comprehensive Assessment of Sadistic Tendencies (CAST) assesses three distinct varieties of sadistic tendencies: direct physical sadism, direct verbal sadism, and vicarious sadism. Items were rated on 7-point scales ranging from 1 (strongly disagree) to 7 (strongly agree).
Clinical Assessments
Behavior; Violence
05/19/2022
ca_sadist_tend01
05/26/2022
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Query Element Name Data Type Size Required Description Value Range Notes Aliases
subjectkey GUID Required The NDAR Global Unique Identifier (GUID) for research subject NDAR*
src_subject_id String 20 Required Subject ID how it's defined in lab/project
interview_date Date Required Date on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYY
interview_age Integer Required Age in months at the time of the interview/test/sampling/imaging. 0 :: 1260 Age is rounded to chronological month. If the research participant is 15-days-old at time of interview, the appropriate value would be 0 months. If the participant is 16-days-old, the value would be 1 month.
sex String 20 Required Sex of subject at birth M;F; O; NR M = Male; F = Female; O=Other; NR = Not reported
cast_q1 Integer Recommended I was purposely mean to some people in high school 1::7; -99; -88 1=Strongly disagree; 4=Neither agree nor disagree; 7=Strongly agree; -99=Missing; -88=Don't know
cast_q2 Integer Recommended I enjoy making jokes at the expense of others 1::7; -99; -88 1=Strongly disagree; 4=Neither agree nor disagree; 7=Strongly agree; -99=Missing; -88=Don't know
cast_q3 Integer Recommended I have purposely tricked someone and laughed when they looked foolish 1::7; -99; -88 1=Strongly disagree; 4=Neither agree nor disagree; 7=Strongly agree; -99=Missing; -88=Don't know
cast_q4 Integer Recommended When making fun of someone, it is especially amusing if they realize what I'm doing 1::7; -99; -88 1=Strongly disagree; 4=Neither agree nor disagree; 7=Strongly agree; -99=Missing; -88=Don't know
cast_q5 Integer Recommended Perhaps I shouldn't have, but I never got tired of mocking certain classmates 1::7; -99; -88 1=Strongly disagree; 4=Neither agree nor disagree; 7=Strongly agree; -99=Missing; -88=Don't know
cast_q6 Integer Recommended I would never purposely humiliate someone 1::7; -99; -88 1=Strongly disagree; 4=Neither agree nor disagree; 7=Strongly agree; -99=Missing; -88=Don't know
cast_q7 Integer Recommended I enjoy physically hurting people 1::7; -99; -88 1=Strongly disagree; 4=Neither agree nor disagree; 7=Strongly agree; -99=Missing; -88=Don't know
cast_q8 Integer Recommended I enjoy tormenting people 1::7; -99; -88 1=Strongly disagree; 4=Neither agree nor disagree; 7=Strongly agree; -99=Missing; -88=Don't know
cast_q9 Integer Recommended I have the right to push certain people around 1::7; -99; -88 1=Strongly disagree; 4=Neither agree nor disagree; 7=Strongly agree; -99=Missing; -88=Don't know
cast_q10 Integer Recommended I have dominated others using fear 1::7; -99; -88 1=Strongly disagree; 4=Neither agree nor disagree; 7=Strongly agree; -99=Missing; -88=Don't know
cast_q11 Integer Recommended I enjoy hurting my partner during sex (or pretending to) 1::7; -99; -88 1=Strongly disagree; 4=Neither agree nor disagree; 7=Strongly agree; -99=Missing; -88=Don't know
cast_q12 Integer Recommended In video games, I like the realistic blood spurts 1::7; -99; -88 1=Strongly disagree; 4=Neither agree nor disagree; 7=Strongly agree; -99=Missing; -88=Don't know
cast_q13 Integer Recommended I love to watch YouTube clips of people fighting 1::7; -99; -88 1=Strongly disagree; 4=Neither agree nor disagree; 7=Strongly agree; -99=Missing; -88=Don't know
cast_q14 Integer Recommended I enjoy watching cage fighting (or MMA), where there is no escape 1::7; -99; -88 1=Strongly disagree; 4=Neither agree nor disagree; 7=Strongly agree; -99=Missing; -88=Don't know
cast_q15 Integer Recommended I sometimes replay my favorite scenes from gory slasher films 1::7; -99; -88 1=Strongly disagree; 4=Neither agree nor disagree; 7=Strongly agree; -99=Missing; -88=Don't know
cast_q16 Integer Recommended There's way too much violence in sports 1::7; -99; -88 1=Strongly disagree; 4=Neither agree nor disagree; 7=Strongly agree; -99=Missing; -88=Don't know
cast_q17 Integer Recommended I enjoy playing the villain in games and torturing other characters 1::7; -99; -88 1=Strongly disagree; 4=Neither agree nor disagree; 7=Strongly agree; -99=Missing; -88=Don't know
cast_q18 Integer Recommended In professional car-racing, it's the accidents that I enjoy most 1::7; -99; -88 1=Strongly disagree; 4=Neither agree nor disagree; 7=Strongly agree; -99=Missing; -88=Don't know
cast_q19 Integer Recommended By staying strong, one can better help others 1::7; -99; -88 1=Strongly disagree; 4=Neither agree nor disagree; 7=Strongly agree; -99=Missing; -88=Don't know
cast_q20 Integer Recommended I'm considered to be a kind person 1::7; -99; -88 1=Strongly disagree; 4=Neither agree nor disagree; 7=Strongly agree; -99=Missing; -88=Don't know
cast_q21 Integer Recommended I'd do anything, even break the law, for those I love 1::7; -99; -88 1=Strongly disagree; 4=Neither agree nor disagree; 7=Strongly agree; -99=Missing; -88=Don't know
cast_q22 Integer Recommended I have ambitions to make the world a better place 1::7; -99; -88 1=Strongly disagree; 4=Neither agree nor disagree; 7=Strongly agree; -99=Missing; -88=Don't know
cast_q23 Integer Recommended I am a religious person 1::7; -99; -88 1=Strongly disagree; 4=Neither agree nor disagree; 7=Strongly agree; -99=Missing; -88=Don't know
cast_q24 Integer Recommended I have had some really good friends 1::7; -99; -88 1=Strongly disagree; 4=Neither agree nor disagree; 7=Strongly agree; -99=Missing; -88=Don't know
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