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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Scale items were constructed as adult equivalents of childhood separation anxiety disorder Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders IV symptoms.
Body Sensations Interpretation Questionnaire (BSIQ) is a modified version of McNally and Foa's (1987) Interpretation Questionnaire, that aims to study the misinterpretation of bodily sensations and panic disorder.