Adult Separation Anxiety Questionnaire – ASA-27

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Author of Tool: 

Manicavasagar, V., Silove, D., Wagner, R., Drobny, J.

Key references: 

Manicavasagar, V., Silove, D., Wagner, R., Drobny, J. (2003). A self-report questionnaire for measuring separation anxiety in adulthood. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 44, 146-153.

Manicavasagar, V., Silove, D., & Curtis, J. (1997). Separation anxiety in adulthood: A phenomenological investigation. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 38, 274-282.

Primary use / Purpose: 

ASA-27 is a 27-item self-report questionnaire that purports to examine symptoms of separation anxiety experienced after 18 years of age, with Likert ratings on a scale of zero (this never happens) to three (this happens very often).

Background: 

Scale items were constructed as adult equivalents of childhood separation anxiety disorder Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders IV symptoms.

Psychometrics: 

Sound psychometric properties for the ASA-27 have been demonstrated (Manicavasaga, Silove, & Curtis, 1997).

Keywords: 

Files: 

PDF iconASA-27

Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 

https://dx.doi.org/10.13072/midss.162

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