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Assessing the impact of life changes: development of the Life Experiences Survey.
This article describes the development of a new instrument, the Life Experiences Survey, for the measurement of life changes. It was designed to eliminate certain shortcomings of previous life stressExpand
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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 socialExpand
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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) wereExpand
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A continuous performance test of brain damage.
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Stress, anxiety, and cognitive interference: reactions to tests.
  • I. Sarason
  • Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1984
The nature of test anxiety and its relationships to performance and cognitive interference are analyzed from the standpoint of attentional processes. A new instrument to assess dimensions ofExpand
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General and relationship-based perceptions of social support: are two constructs better than one?
Two hypotheses derived from a theory of perceived social support were investigated: (a) relationship-based perceptions of social support are distinct from general perceptions of support, and (b)Expand
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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 testExpand
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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 inExpand
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Test anxiety : theory, research, and applications
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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 theExpand
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