Initial evaluation of the Older Adult Social-Evaluative Situations Questionnaire: a measure of social anxiety in older adults

  title={Initial evaluation of the Older Adult Social-Evaluative Situations Questionnaire: a measure of social anxiety in older adults},
  author={Christine E. Gould and Lindsay A. Gerolimatos and Caroline M. Ciliberti and Barry Edelstein and Merideth D. Smith},
  journal={International Psychogeriatrics},
  pages={2009 - 2018}
ABSTRACT Background: The assessment of social anxiety in late life has been examined in few studies (e.g. Gretarsdottir et al., 2004; Ciliberti et al., 2011). The present study describes the creation and initial psychometric evaluation of a new, content valid measure of social anxiety for older adults, the Older Adult Social-Evaluative Situations Questionnaire (OASES). Methods: Psychometric properties of the OASES were evaluated in a community dwelling sample of older adults (N = 137; 70.8… 
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