The Test Anxiety Inventory for Children and Adolescents (TAICA)

@article{Lowe2008TheTA,
  title={The Test Anxiety Inventory for Children and Adolescents (TAICA)},
  author={P. Lowe and S. W. Lee and K. Witteborg and Keri W. Prichard and Megan E. Luhr and Christopher M. Cullinan and Bethany A. Mildren and Jennifer M. Raad and Rebecca A. Cornelius and M. Janik},
  journal={Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment},
  year={2008},
  volume={26},
  pages={215 - 230}
}
The Test Anxiety Inventory for Children and Adolescents (TAICA) is a new multidimensional measure used to assess test anxiety in elementary and secondary school students. The TAICA is a 45-item self-report measure consisting of a Total Test Anxiety scale, four debilitating test anxiety subscales (Cognitive Obstruction/Inattention, Physiological Hyperarousal, Social Humiliation, and Worry), a facilitating test anxiety scale (Performance Enhancement/ Facilitation Anxiety), and a Lie scale. In the… Expand

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