Need for Uniqueness (NFU)

Snyder, C. R., & Fromkin, H. L. (1977). Abnormality as a positive characteristic: Development and validation of a scale measuring need for uniqueness. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 86(5), 518-527.doi: 10.1037/0021-843X.86.5.518
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Description:

Purpose The NFU measure was designed to assess individuals’ desire to be different from others. An individual with a high need for uniqueness emphasizes a sense of independence, anti-conformity, inventiveness, achievement, and self-esteem.
Questions 32 items
Sub-scales N/A
Domain
Psychometrics
Sample items
  • When I am in a group of strangers, I am not reluctant to express my opinion publicly.

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Scale:

Snyder, C. R., & Fromkin, H. L. (1977). Abnormality as a positive characteristic: Development and validation of a scale measuring need for uniqueness. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 86(5), 518-527.doi: 10.1037/0021-843X.86.5.518

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