Anxious self-talk: Development of the Anxious Self-Statements Questionnaire (ASSQ)

@article{Kendall2005AnxiousSD,
  title={Anxious self-talk: Development of the Anxious Self-Statements Questionnaire (ASSQ)},
  author={Philip C Kendall and Steven D. Hollon},
  journal={Cognitive Therapy and Research},
  year={2005},
  volume={13},
  pages={81-93}
}
The present report describes the development of a self-statement inventory for the assessment of anxious self-talk, the Anxious Self-Statements Questionnaire (ASSQ). Psychometrically defined groups (using dual criteria) of high anxious and normal level anxious undergraduates were arranged in both initial item-selection and cross-validation samples. Thirty-two items discriminated between criterion groups. Estimates of reliability were quite acceptable. Males and females did not differ in… CONTINUE READING