However, even in this large sample, patients with one specific anxiety disorder are scarce, limiting the power of the analyses. Turkish Yes Yes Yes Yes 9. The eligibility criteria are as follows: 1 18 years or older, 2 fluency in English, 3 mentally competent to provide informed consent, 4 no self-reported acute psychiatric or medical conditions, 5 not currently an inpatient, 6 no indication of significant cognitive impairment i. Epidemiologic study of sleep disturbances and psychiatric disorders. Developmental disability Yes No No No No No 2.
Risk factors for 12-month comorbidity of mood, anxiety, and substance use disorders: findings from the Netherlands Mental Health Survey and Incidence Study. Such is the case with the Beck Scales, which have a reputation of ease of administration while solid in psychometric properties. Reliability and validity of the Beck Anxiety Inventory. Scales for both groups had good internal consistencies. All participants reviewed and signed research consent forms prior to enrolling in the study. First of all, sub-threshold anxiety experienced by patients with a depressive disorder may have increased their anxiety scores. The Beck Anxiety Inventory: Psychometric properties in a community population.
The analyses were corrected for age and gender, because age was differentially distributed over the diagnostic groups and because female patients scored significantly higher than male patients in the total sample. The high scores of patients with a panic disorder and agoraphobia might thus be explained by the severity of this specific disorder. Psychometric properties and diagnostic utility of the Beck Anxiety Inventory and the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory with older adult psychiatric outpatients. The Beck Anxiety Inventory in nonclinical sample: Initial psychometric properties. These items were largely somatic symptoms, such as feeling of choking, dizziness, numbness, wobbliness in legs, sweating. It is likely that more primary care patients present with less severe forms of panic disorder.
Although anxiety scores were highest in those with insomnia and an anxiety disorder, those with insomnia only had scores in the mild range for anxiety. Furthermore, in the analysis of the present study, patient groups were specifically selected on the basis of the absence of co-morbidity, thus resulting in pure diagnostic groups. The present sample therefore consisted of 1601 patients, 617 of whom had at least one current diagnosis of anxiety or depression, 471 had a history of anxiety or depression, and 513 were controls with no history of anxiety or depression. Does the Beck Anxiety Inventory measure anything beyond panic attack symptoms? Psychometric evaluation of the Beck Anxiety Inventory: a sample with sleep-disordered breathing. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 13, 345-356.
The Beck Anxiety Inventory: Reexamination of factor structure and psychometric properties. . Fear of losing control 0. This possibility was however minimized by focusing on eliminating those with clinical levels of abnormal breathing via the use of both polysomnography and sleep expert diagnoses. Manual Scoring — Administer assessments on answer sheets and score them yourself using the manual. Reliability and validity of the Beck Anxiety Inventory.
The Beck patient assessment tools help healthcare professionals measure patient needs and progress. The program uses Satellite Forms software Thacker Network Technologies, Inc, Lacombe, Alberta , and asks participants about their nighttime bed habits, such as the length of time it takes to fall asleep, number and length of nocturnal awakenings, time of final awaking, and rising time. T-scores and percentiles are available based on Psych Corp's normal sample of community adults. Collaborative stepped care for anxiety disorders in primary care: aims and design of a randomized controlled trial. Thus, data are needed to evaluate such tools, but psychometric data for various psychological measures in those with clinically relevant insomnia is sorely lacking. Patients with a history of anxiety or depression, but no current diagnosis, were excluded from the analysis.
Behavior Research and Therapy, 39, 961-966. Only participants with a diagnosis of insomnia were selected for analysis in the present study. This may have provided a more accurate estimate of the mean scores of specific patient groups. Six clinicians at each study site were divided into three sets of dyads, which were randomly assigned to one of three different assessment methods. Although we considered performing a log transformation, we decided to use raw scores to facilitate the interpretability of the scores in clinical practice. Psychometric properties and diagnostic utility of the Beck Anxiety Inventory and the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory with older adult psychiatric outpatients.
The status of the Beck Anxiety Inventory in contemporary research. The anxiety and depressive disorders: Descriptive psychopathology and differential diagnosis. Items that distinguished those with an anxiety disorder versus those without an anxiety disorder included: being unable to relax, fearing the worst, fear of dying or loss of control, terrified, nervous, unsteady, hands trembling, shaky, scared, heart pounding, and indigestion or discomfort in the abdomen. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 96, 179-183. It also has well established content validity and is good at differentiating between depressed and non-depressed individuals ;. Factor structure, reliability, and validity of the Beck Anxiety Inventory in adolescent psychiatric inpatients.