Capturing worry in daily life: are trait questionnaires sufficient?

  title={Capturing worry in daily life: are trait questionnaires sufficient?},
  author={Bart Verkuil and Jos F Brosschot and Julian F. Thayer},
  journal={Behaviour research and therapy},
  volume={45 8},
Worry is crucial in the development and maintenance of anxiety disorders and has been associated with several other adverse health outcomes. Yet, little is known about the frequency and perseveration of worry in daily life, and its predictability by widely used trait questionnaires. In this study 432 students completed the Penn State Worry Questionnaire (PSWQ), the Worry Domains Questionnaire (WDQ) and the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory-Trait version (STAI-T) and kept a log of worry frequency… CONTINUE READING

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