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Table 2 Orbach and Mikulincer Mental Pain Scale-8

From: Measuring psychological pain: psychometric analysis of the Orbach and Mikulincer Mental Pain Scale

Likert scale:
0: Strongly disagree
1: Disagree
2: Agree to some extent
3: Agree
4: Strongly agree
Strongly disagree Disagree Agree to some extent Agree Strongly agree
1. The pain will never go away. O O O O O
2. I am flooded by many feelings. O O O O O
3. I am rejected by everybody. O O O O O
4. I will never be able to reduce my pain. O O O O O
5. There are strong ups and downs in my feelings. O O O O O
6. Nobody is interested in me. O O O O O
7. My feelings change all the time. O O O O O
8. Others hate me. O O O O O