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An empirically derived inventory to measure social fears and anxiety: The Social Phobia and Anxiety Inventory.
The development, reliability, and discriminative ability of a new instrument to assess social phobia are presented. The Social Phobia and Anxiety Inventory (SPAI) is an empirically derived instrumentExpand
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A New Inventory to Assess Childhood Social Anxiety and Phobia: The Social Phobia and Anxiety Inventory for Children.
The development, reliability, and validity of a new instrument, the Social Phobia and Anxiety Inventory for Children (SPAI-C), is described. The results indicate that the SPAI-C has high test-retestExpand
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Social Skills Interventions for Children with Asperger’s Syndrome or High-Functioning Autism: A Review and Recommendations
This paper reviews the literature examining social skills training (SST) programs for youth with AS/HFA, with an emphasis on critically evaluating efficacy and highlighting areas of future research.Expand
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Social anxiety disorder: questions and answers for the DSM‐V
Background: This review evaluates the DSM‐IV criteria of social anxiety disorder (SAD), with a focus on the generalized specifier and alternative specifiers, the considerable overlap between theExpand
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Behavioral treatment of childhood social phobia.
Sixty-seven children (ages 8 and 12) with social phobia were randomized to either a behavioral treatment program designed to enhance social skills and decrease social anxiety (Social EffectivenessExpand
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Selective mutism: a review and integration of the last 15 years.
Selective mutism (SM) is a rare childhood disorder characterized by a lack of speech in one or more settings in which speaking is socially expected. A comprehensive and uniform theory about theExpand
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Psychopathology of childhood social phobia.
OBJECTIVE To describe the clinical syndrome of social phobia in preadolescent children. METHOD Fifty children with DSM-IV social phobia were assessed with semistructured diagnostic interviews,Expand
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The Impact of Children with High-Functioning Autism on Parental Stress, Sibling Adjustment, and Family Functioning
The article discuses a study conducted to investigate the impact of children with high-functioning autism (HFA) on parental stress, sibling adjustment, and family functioning; the study involves aExpand
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At risk for anxiety: I. Psychopathology in the offspring of anxious parents.
  • D. Beidel, S. Turner
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of the American Academy of Child and…
  • 1 July 1997
OBJECTIVE AND METHOD Children of parents with anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, mixed anxiety/depressive disorders, and no psychiatric disorder were assessed with semistructured interviews toExpand
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Assessing community violence: the children's report of exposure to violence.
OBJECTIVE To describe the development and initial psychometric features of a brief self-report instrument for assessing exposure to community violence, the Children's Report of Exposure to ViolenceExpand
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