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Multidimensional Jealousy Test

Drawing on the work of Doctors Pfeiffer and Wong, this test maps your experience of jealousy along multiple empirical dimensions. Analyses of Pfeiffer and Wong's work have found the test to have good psychometric properties in the form of high validity and test-retest reliability. Consequently, the test is frequently used for research purposes and in clinical settings, where it has been shown to be relevant not just to a person's jealousy but to their physical health and stress responses as well.

For each of the following items, indicate your level of agreement below.

Question 1 of 24

When I am in a relationship, I often...

Think to myself that my partner cannot control their physical urges to have sex with someone else.



The IDRlabs Jealousy Test (IDR-JT) was developed by IDRlabs. The IDR-JT is based on the work of Dr. Paul T.P. Wong, Ph.D. and Dr. Susan M. Pfeiffer, Ph.D., who authored the paper, "Multidimensional Jealousy.” The IDR-JT is not associated with any specific researchers in the field of personality psychology, clinical psychology, or any affiliated research institutions.

The IDRlabs Jealousy Test was informed by the Multidimensional Jealousy Scale’s criteria for cognitive, emotional, and behavioral apology as published in Pfeiffer, S., & Wong, P. (1989). Multidimensional jealousy. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 6, 181-196. Elphinston, Rachel & Feeney, Judith & Noller, Patricia. (2011). Measuring romantic jealousy: Validation of the multidimensional jealousy scale in Australian samples. Australian Journal of Psychology. 63. 243 – 251. 10.1111/j.1742-9536.2011.00026.x. Changiz, R., & Melika, S. (2021). Psychometric properties of the multidimensional jealousy scale in an Iranian sample. Journal of Psychological Science, 20 (100), 503-310.

The work of Dr. Wong and Dr. Pfeiffer has also informed some of the diagnostic criteria in the form of the widely used psychological instrument, the Multidimensional Jealousy Scale for clinical use, especially by qualified mental health professionals. The present test is intended for educational purposes only. IDRlabs and the present IDRlabs Jealousy Test are independent of the above researchers, organizations, or their affiliated institutions.

The IDRlabs Jealousy Test is based on a famous and well-regarded inventory for the assessment of the clinical concept of jealousy. However, free online tests and quizzes such as this one are solely first takes and cannot provide accurate assessments of your potential condition. Hence, the test is intended to be used for educational purposes only. A definitive mental health assessment can be made only by a qualified mental health professional.

As the publishers of this free online jealousy test, which allows you to screen yourself for the characteristics and manifestations of your jealousy, we have striven to make the test as reliable and valid as possible by subjecting it to statistical controls and validation. However, free online quizzes such as the present jealousy test do not provide professional assessments or recommendations of any kind; the test is provided entirely “as-is.” For more information about any of our online tests and quizzes, please consult our Terms of Service.

Why Use This Test?

1. Free. This jealousy test is delivered to you free of charge and will allow you to obtain your scores related to cognitive, emotional, and behavioral jealousy.

2. Clinically oriented. The feedback delivered by this instrument is based on the work of Ph.D.s and is designed to deliver a clear clinical picture of the respondent’s current traits indicating romantic jealousy as measured according to standardized items.

3. Statistical controls. Statistical analysis of the test is conducted to ensure maximum accuracy and validity of the test scores.

4. Made by professionals. The present test has been made with the input of people who work professionally with psychology and individual differences research.