The latent structure of social anxiety disorder: consequences of shifting to a dimensional diagnosis.

@article{Ruscio2010TheLS,
  title={The latent structure of social anxiety disorder: consequences of shifting to a dimensional diagnosis.},
  author={A. M. Ruscio},
  journal={Journal of abnormal psychology},
  year={2010},
  volume={119 4},
  pages={
          662-71
        }
}
  • A. M. Ruscio
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of abnormal psychology
Despite longstanding debate over the nature of the boundary between social anxiety disorder (SAD) and less severe social anxiety, no study has tested directly whether the defining features of the disorder correspond to a latent category or dimension. The present study examined this question using data from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication (NCS-R), a nationally representative survey of the U.S. household population. Indicators representing the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of… Expand
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