Psychometric Properties of the Positive and Negative Affect Scale for Children (PANAS-C) in Children with Anxiety Disorders

  title={Psychometric Properties of the Positive and Negative Affect Scale for Children (PANAS-C) in Children 
with Anxiety Disorders},
  author={Alicia Hughes and Philip C. Kendall},
  journal={Child Psychiatry and Human Development},
This study investigated the psychometric properties of the Positive and Negative Affect Scale for Children (PANAS-C) (Laurent et al. Psychol Asses 1: 326–338, 1999) in a sample of 139 children (ages 7–14 years) diagnosed with a principal anxiety disorder. Results from this study provided support for the convergent validity of the PANAS-C with established measures of childhood anxiety and depression. As predicted, negative affect was significantly associated with measures of anxiety and… 

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