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.
Survey responses are mainly categorical, although some items have 4- to 5-point Likert-type scale response choices, and several items are open- ended.
As part of a larger study of bloodborne pathogen risk in non-hospital-based nurses, Gershon and colleagues (2008) developed this measure to collect data from 72 home health care nurses to identify risk of blood/body fluid exposure.