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Development of a new resilience scale: The Connor‐Davidson Resilience Scale (CD‐RISC)
The Connor‐Davidson Resilience scale (CD‐RISC) demonstrates that resilience is modifiable and can improve with treatment, with greater improvement corresponding to higher levels of global improvement.
Psychometric properties of the Social Phobia Inventory (SPIN)
- K. Connor, J. Davidson, L. E. Churchill, A. Sherwood, R. Weisler, E. Foa
- Psychology, MedicineBritish Journal of Psychiatry
- 1 April 2000
The SPIN demonstrates solid psychometric properties and shows promise as a measurement for the screening of, and treatment response to, social phobia.
Assessment of a new self-rating scale for post-traumatic stress disorder
The DTS showed good reliability and validity, and offers promised as a scale which is particularly suited to assessing symptom severity, treatment outcome and in screening for the likely diagnosis of PTSD.
Clinician‐administered PTSD scale: A review of the first ten years of research
The research evidence indicates that the CAPS has excellent reliability, yielding consistent scores across items, raters, and testing occasions, and there is also strong evidence of validity: the CAPs has excellent convergent and discriminant validity, diagnostic utility, and sensitivity to clinical change.
The economic burden of anxiety disorders in the 1990s.
A human capital model of the societal cost of anxiety disorders is estimated, finding that posttraumatic stress disorder and panic disorder are the anxiety disorders found to have the highest rates of service use.
Post-traumatic stress disorder in the community: an epidemiological study
Differences were noted between chronic and acute PTSD on a number of measures, with chronic PTSD being accompanied by more frequent social phobia, reduced social support and greater avoidance symptoms.
Consensus criteria for traumatic grief
Preliminary analyses suggest the consensus criteria for traumatic grief have satisfactory operating characteristics, and point to directions for further refinement of the criteria set.
Fluoxetine, comprehensive cognitive behavioral therapy, and placebo in generalized social phobia.
All active treatments were superior to PBO on primary outcomes and combined treatment did not yield any further advantage, notwithstanding the benefits of treatment.
Mini‐SPIN: A brief screening assessment for generalized social anxiety disorder
- K. Connor, K. Kobak, L. E. Churchill, D. Katzelnick, J. Davidson
- PsychologyDepression and Anxiety
The Mini‐SPIN demonstrates good efficiency, supporting its utility as a screening tool for generalized social anxiety disorder, and high sensitivity and specificity for the diagnosis of GSAD.
The epidemiology of social phobia: findings from the Duke Epidemiological Catchment Area Study
Social phobia was associated with an increased rate of suicide attempts, antisocial behaviour and impaired school performance during adolescence, impaired medical health, increased health-seeking behaviour, poor employment performance, reduced social interaction and impaired social support.