Evaluation of the Psychometric Properties of Two Short Forms of the Social Interaction Anxiety Scale and the Social Phobia Scale

@article{LeBlanc2014EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the Psychometric Properties of Two Short Forms of the Social Interaction Anxiety Scale and the Social Phobia Scale},
  author={Allura L Le Blanc and Laura C. Bruce and Richard G. Heimberg and Debra A. Hope and Carlos Blanco and Franklin R. Schneier and Michael R. Liebowitz},
  journal={Assessment},
  year={2014},
  volume={21},
  pages={312 - 323}
}
The Social Interaction Anxiety Scale and Social Phobia Scale are widely used measures of social anxiety. Using data from individuals with social anxiety disorder (n = 435) and nonanxious controls (n = 86), we assessed the psychometric properties of two independently developed short forms of these scales. Indices of convergent and discriminant validity, diagnostic specificity, sensitivity to treatment, and readability were examined. Comparisons of the two sets of short forms to each other and… 

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