Current issues in the assessment of anxiety in children and adolescents: A developmental perspective
This paper describes some of the current problems with the assessment of children’s anxiety. The main assessment methods - structured clinical interview and self-report - often have problems with validity and reliability while less frequently used measures, such as physiological recording, behavioural observation, and thought-listing also have their attendant difficulties. Possible ways of reducing some of these problems using a developmental perspective are discussed.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||Author affiliations at time of publication: Marilyn A. Campbell; University of Queensland and Ronald M. Rapee; Macquarie University|
|Keywords:||anxiety, children, adolescent, assessment|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100) > Developmental Psychology and Ageing (170102)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Learning Sciences (130309)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700) > Mental Health (111714)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1996 Australian Academic Press|
|Copyright Statement:||Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.|
|Deposited On:||17 Oct 2005|
|Last Modified:||01 Sep 2010 12:38|
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