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Physical Activity and Sport Anxiety Scale (PASAS)

This test was developed from a need to integrate measures of social anxiety and avoidance into assessment of physical activity and sport. Given the importance of physical exercise to individual health, accounting for psychological moderators of exercise behaviour is crucial.

Author of Tool: 
Norton, P. J., Hope, D. A., & Weeks, J. W.

The Panic Attack Questionnaire

The PAQ is a comprehensive tool that aims to for assess various aspects of panic phenomenology. It begins by providing respondents with a definition of panic attacks (according to DSM-III) to create a common understanding of the construct. From there, participants construct their self-assessment. It collects information about participant's frequency of panic attacks and the context in which they arose, as well as intensity of pain symptoms. The final section of the questionnaire consists of open-ended questions about medication use, stress, and treatment received for other illnesses or...

Author of Tool: 
Norton, G. R., Harrison, B., Hauch, J., & Rhodes, L.

Anxiety Disorder Diagnostic Questionnaire (ADDQ)

The ADDQ was constructed as a screening tool for the presence of clinical fear and anxiety independent of diagnoses, in both clinical and nonclinical populations.

Author of Tool: 
Norton & Robinson

The Parental Beliefs About Anxiety Questionnaire (PBA-Q)

The influence of parental beliefs in predicting child anxiety has been recently documented (Francis & Chorpita, 2011). The PBA-Q provides a way of examining the relationship between specific parental cognitions and anxiety experienced by children in a general clinical population.

Author of Tool: 
Francis, S. E., & Chorpita, B. F.

Contentment with Life Assessment Scale (CLAS)

Perceived global satisfaction with one's life is generally thought to be above average. Lavallee and colleagues (2007), in their study, report that the average Anglo-American's life satisfaction may be more accurately described as neutral. The CLAS is a measure developed to assess life satisfaction to better understand differences in subjective well-being.

Author of Tool: 
Loraine F. Lavallee, P. Maurine Hatch, Alex C. Michalos, & Tara McKinley

The Repetitive Thinking Questionnaire

It has been suggested that repetitive negative thinking is a transdiagnostic phenomenon. Typically, worry, rumination, and post-event processing have been assessed using disparate measures. The RTQ was developed to unify these constructs under one assessment scale, and facilitate the identification of transdiagnostic maintaining factors of RNT.

Author of Tool: 
McEvoy, P. M., Mahoney, A. J., & Moulds, M.

The Penn State Worry Questionnaire (PSWQ)

Worry is regarded as a dominant feature of GAD. Since its development in 1990, the PSWQ has become a widely used self-report tool for pathological worry and GAD. The PSWQ attempts to measure the excessiveness, generality, and uncontrollable dimensions of worry.

Author of Tool: 
Meyer, T. J., Miller, M. L., Metzger, R. L., & Borkovec, T. D.

Negative Self-Portrayal Scale (NSPS)

Individual differences in social anxiety and avoidance behaviors have been posited to underlie differences in the extent to which individuals worry about their perceived deficient self-attributes. The NSPS was created to tap the factors underpinning social interaction and performance anxiety and related constructs. The NSPS has utility for both clinical research and practice.

Author of Tool: 
Moscovitch, D.A., & Huyder, V.

Inventory of Depression and Anxiety Symptoms (IDAS)

The IDAS comprises 10 specific symptom scales: Suicidality, Lassitude, Insomnia, Appetite Loss, Appetite Gain, Ill Temper, Well-Being, Panic, Social Anxiety, and Traumatic Intrusions. It also consists of two broader scales: General Depression (which contains items overlapping with several other IDAS scales) and Dysphoria (which does not).

Author of Tool: 
David Watson

Culture, Organization, and Management in Intensive Care questionnaire

This questionnaire was constructed to assess workers' opinion on the organization of intensive care units. It consists of three parts. The first concerns the general functioning of the unit, the second deals specifically with organizational aspects, and the third concerns working relationships. The questionnaire is available in both English and French.

Author of Tool: 
Minvielle, E., Dervaux, B., Retbi, A., Aegerter, P., Boumendil, A., Jars-Guincestre, M. C., .& Guidet, B.

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