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A measure of anxiety symptoms among children.
  • S. Spence
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Behaviour research and therapy
  • 1 May 1998
The Spence Children's Anxiety Scale (SCAS) is a child self-report measure designed to evaluate symptoms relating to separation anxiety, social phobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder,Expand
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A parent-report measure of children's anxiety: psychometric properties and comparison with child-report in a clinic and normal sample.
This study examined the psychometric properties of the parent version of the Spence Children's Anxiety Scale (SCAS-P); 484 parents of anxiety disordered children and 261 parents in a normal controlExpand
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Structure of anxiety symptoms among children: a confirmatory factor-analytic study.
  • S. Spence
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of abnormal psychology
  • 1997
This study examined the degree to which anxiety symptoms among children cluster into subtypes of anxiety problems consistent with Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (4th edition)Expand
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Social Skills Training with Children and Young People: Theory, Evidence and Practice.
  • S. Spence
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Child and adolescent mental health
  • 1 May 2003
Deficits in social skills and social competence play a significant role in the development and maintenance of many emotional and behavioural disorders of childhood and adolescence. Social skillsExpand
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The structure of anxiety symptoms among preschoolers.
This study examined whether anxiety symptoms in preschoolers reflect subtypes of anxiety consistent with current diagnostic classification systems, or should be better regarded as representing aExpand
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Psychometric properties of the Spence Children's Anxiety Scale with young adolescents.
The psychometric properties of the Spence Children's Anxiety Scale (SCAS) were examined with 875 adolescents aged 13 and 14 years. This self-report measure was designed to evaluate symptoms relatingExpand
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The etiology of social phobia: empirical evidence and an initial model.
Research into the etiology of social phobia has lagged far behind that of descriptive and maintaining factors. The current paper reviews data from a variety of sources that have some bearing onExpand
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The role of parental anxiety in the treatment of childhood anxiety.
Sixty-seven children aged 7 to 14 who met diagnostic criteria for an anxiety disorder were assigned to conditions according to parental anxiety level. Within these conditions, children were randomlyExpand
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Social skills, social outcomes, and cognitive features of childhood social phobia.
Social skills, social outcomes, self-talk, outcome expectancies, and self-evaluation of performance during social-evaluative tasks were examined with 27 clinically diagnosed social phobic childrenExpand
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The treatment of childhood social phobia: the effectiveness of a social skills training-based, cognitive-behavioural intervention, with and without parental involvement.
Fifty children aged 7-14 years with a principal diagnosis of social phobia were randomly assigned to either child-focused cognitive-behaviour therapy (CBT), CBT plus parent involvement, or a waitExpand
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