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Assessing the impact of life changes: development of the Life Experiences Survey.
The development of a new instrument, the Life Experiences Survey, is described, designed to eliminate certain shortcomings of previous life stress measures and allows for separate assessment of positive and negative life experiences as well as individualize d ratings of the impact of events.
Assessing Social Support: The Social Support Questionnaire.
Abstract : A measure of social support, the Social Support Questionnaire (SSQ), is described and four empirical studies employing it are described. The SSQ yields scores for (a) number of social
A Brief Measure of Social Support: Practical and Theoretical Implications
Two studies leading to the development of a short form of the Social Support Questionnaire (SSQ) are reported. In Study 1 three items selected for high correlations with the total score (SSQ3) were
A continuous performance test of brain damage.
Stress, anxiety, and cognitive interference: reactions to tests.
  • I. Sarason
  • Psychology
    Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1 April 1984
The studies suggest that the Reactions to Tests questionnaire may be useful in defining anxiety more sharply and improving understanding of how it relates to performance.
General and relationship-based perceptions of social support: are two constructs better than one?
Relationship-based perceptions of support and conflict from mothers and friends each added to the prediction of loneliness after considering the contribution of general perceived social support.
The Test Anxiety Scale: Concept and Research.
Abstract : This report reviews the development of the Test Anxiety Scale and its theoretical basis. Literature on test anxiety and its relationship to stress is summarized. Normative data on test
Assessing the Quality of Personal Relationships
We report two studies investigating the psychometric properties and construct validity of the Quality of Relationships Inventory (QRI), a self-report measure of support, conflict, and depth in
Anxiety, self-preoccupation and attention
A cognitive view of anxiety is outlined that emphasizes the role self-preoccupation plays in attention and information processing. Two applications of this theoretical approach are given, one in the