Fears of children and adolescents: a cross-sectional Australian study using the Revised-Fear Survey Schedule for Children.

@article{King1989FearsOC,
  title={Fears of children and adolescents: a cross-sectional Australian study using the Revised-Fear Survey Schedule for Children.},
  author={Neville J. King and K Ollier and R Iacuone and Snje{\vz}ana Schuster and K D Bays and Eleonora Gullone and Thomas H. Ollendick},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={1989},
  volume={30 5},
  pages={775-84}
}
The Revised-Fear Survey Schedule for Children was administered to over 3000 Australian youths, aged 8-16 yrs. Consistent with previous findings, there was a significant age-related decline in fears. Females reported significantly more fears than males. The most common fears were similar to those reported by children and adolescents in the U.S.A. Nuclear war was added to the stimulus items and found to be the most commonly endorsed fear. Thus the self-reports of fear showed a concern for… CONTINUE READING

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