Samuel M. Turner, Ph.D., Deborah C. Beidel, Ph.D., Constance V. Dancu, Ph.D.
Purpose: Assess specific symptoms, cognitions, and behaviors to measure social anxiety and fear for ages 14 and older
Ages: 14 years and older
Time: 20 - 30 minutes
Qualification Level: B
The SPAI assesses specific somatic symptoms, cognitions, and behaviours across a wide range of potentially fear-producing situations to measure Social Anxiety and fear.
- Particularly useful for distinguishing between Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia, and Social Phobia
An ideal screening instrument for schools, outpatient clinics, hospitals, residential treatment facilities, prisons and other correctional environments and employment settings.
A sixth grade reading level - suitable for individuals who are 14 years of age or older.
Available in handscored format - easily calculated with MHS QuikScore™ Forms.
Key Areas Measured
- Social Phobia
The normative sample for the SPAI included 306 socially anxious and nonsocially anxious individuals.