Short Forms of the Social Interaction Anxiety Scale and the Social Phobia Scale

@article{Fergus2012ShortFO,
  title={Short Forms of the Social Interaction Anxiety Scale and the Social Phobia Scale},
  author={Thomas A. Fergus and David P. Valentiner and Patrick McGrath and Stephanie L Gier-Lonsway and Hyun-Soo Kim},
  journal={Journal of Personality Assessment},
  year={2012},
  volume={94},
  pages={310 - 320}
}
Mattick and Clarke's (1998) Social Interaction Anxiety Scale (SIAS) and Social Phobia Scale (SPS) are commonly used self-report measures that assess 2 dimensions of social anxiety. Given the need for short, readable measures, this research proposes short forms of both scales. Item-level analyses of readability characteristics of the SIAS and SPS items led to the selection of 6 items from each scale for use in the short forms. The SIAS and SPS short forms had reading levels at approximately the… 

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