Anxiety in children with asthma.

  title={Anxiety in children with asthma.},
  author={Arlene M. Butz and Carla Alexander},
  journal={The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma},
  volume={30 3},
The purpose of this study was to examine associations between levels of state and trait anxiety in children with asthma and increased asthma morbidity immediately following an acute asthmatic attack. A total of 155 children, aged 7-12 years, diagnosed with asthma, were administered the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory for Children (STAIC) while the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory Form Y (STAI) was administered to the mother. The mother's state and trait anxiety scores were consistently higher than… CONTINUE READING