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General Decision Making Scale (GDMS)

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A 25-item questionnaire measuring five decision-making styles: rational, intuitive, dependent, avoidant, and spontaneous. Within an adolescent sample, the scale showed good reliability, factorial stability, and convergent validity. Supporting document: Baiocco R, Laghi F, D'Alessio M. Decision-making style among adolescents: relationship with sensation seeking and locus of control. J Adolesc. 2009;32(4):963-76. Epub 2008/10/10. doi: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2008.08.003. PubMed PMID: 18848722
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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
gdms1 Integer Recommended When I make decisions, I tend to rely on my intuition (I: Intuitive) 1 :: 5 1= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree; 5= Strongly Agree
gdms2 Integer Recommended I rarely make important decisions without consulting other people (D: Dependent) 1 :: 5 1= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree; 5= Strongly Agree
gdms3 Integer Recommended When I make a decision, it is more important for me to feel the decision is right than to have a rational reason for it (I: Intuitive) 1 :: 5 1= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree; 5= Strongly Agree
gdms4 Integer Recommended I double-check my information sources to be sure I have the right facts before making decisions (R: Rational) 1 :: 5 1= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree; 5= Strongly Agree
gdms5 Integer Recommended I use the advice of other people in making my important decisions (D: Dependent) 1 :: 5 1= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree; 5= Strongly Agree
gdms6 Integer Recommended I put off making decisions because thinking about them makes me uneasy (A: Avoidant) 1 :: 5 1= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree; 5= Strongly Agree
gdms7 Integer Recommended I make decisions in a logical and systematic way (R: Rational) 1 :: 5 1= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree; 5= Strongly Agree
gdms8 Integer Recommended When making decisions I do what I think first (S: Spontaneous) 1 :: 5 1= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree; 5= Strongly Agree
gdms9 Integer Recommended I generally make snap decisions (S: Spontaneous) 1 :: 5 1= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree; 5= Strongly Agree
gdms10 Integer Recommended I like to have someone steer me in the right direction when I am faced with important decisions (D: Dependent) 1 :: 5 1= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree; 5= Strongly Agree
gdms11 Integer Recommended My decision-making requires careful thought (R: Rational) 1 :: 5 1= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree; 5= Strongly Agree
gdms12 Integer Recommended When making a decision, I trust my inner feelings and reactions (I: Intuitive) 1 :: 5 1= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree; 5= Strongly Agree
gdms13 Integer Recommended When making a decision, I consider various options in terms of a specified goal (R: Rational) 1 :: 5 1= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree; 5= Strongly Agree
gdms14 Integer Recommended I avoid making important decisions until the pressure is on (A: Avoidant) 1 :: 5 1= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree; 5= Strongly Agree
gdms15 Integer Recommended I often make impulsive decisions (S: Spontaneous) 1 :: 5 1= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree; 5= Strongly Agree
gdms16 Integer Recommended When making decisions, I rely upon my instincts (I: Intuitive) 1 :: 5 1= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree; 5= Strongly Agree
gdms17 Integer Recommended I generally make decisions that feel right to me (I: Intuitive) 1 :: 5 1= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree; 5= Strongly Agree
gdms18 Integer Recommended I often need the assistance of other people when making important decisions (D: Dependent) 1 :: 5 1= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree; 5= Strongly Agree
gdms19 Integer Recommended I postpone decision making whenever possible (A: Avoidant) 1 :: 5 1= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree; 5= Strongly Agree
gdms20 Integer Recommended I often make decisions on the spur of the moment (S: Spontaneous) 1 :: 5 1= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree; 5= Strongly Agree
gdms21 Integer Recommended I often put off making important decisions (A: Avoidant) 1 :: 5 1= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree; 5= Strongly Agree
gdms22 Integer Recommended If I have the support of others, it is easier for me to make important decisions (D: Dependent) 1 :: 5 1= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree; 5= Strongly Agree
gdms23 Integer Recommended I generally make important decisions only if I am obligated (A: Avoidant) 1 :: 5 1= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree; 5= Strongly Agree
gdms24 Integer Recommended I make quick decisions (S: Spontaneous) 1 :: 5 1= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree; 5= Strongly Agree
gdms25 Integer Recommended I usually have a rational basis for making decisions (R: Rational) 1 :: 5 1= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree; 5= Strongly Agree
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