A Brief Version of the Fear of Negative Evaluation Scale

@article{Leary1983ABV,
  title={A Brief Version of the Fear of Negative Evaluation Scale},
  author={Mark R. Leary},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin},
  year={1983},
  volume={9},
  pages={371 - 375}
}
  • M. Leary
  • Published 1983
  • Psychology
  • Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
Although the Fear of Negative Evaluation (FNE) Scale has widespread applicability to many areas of research in personality and social psychology, its utility is sometimes limited by its length. This article presents a brief, 12-item version of the FNE that correlates very highly (f96) with the original scale and that demonstrates psychometric properties that are nearly identical to those of the full-length scale. 
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