Monday, February 22, 2021

Fear Inventory III

 

Fear is a common emotion, and most agree it is a core feeling. Fear surveys are available for children and adults. Many of the fear surveys assess a fear of something such as animals, food, or pain. 


The Fear Inventory III (Taylor & Rachman, 1992) includes 66 items organized in seven subscales: Social Anxiety, Agoraphobic Fears, Fear of Bodily Injury, Death and Illness, Fear of Exposure to Sex/Aggressive Stimuli, Fear of Harmless Animals, Fear of Sadness, and Fear of Anxiety. 


The items are rated on a 5-point scale from not at all (0) to very much (4).


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Link to List of Tests


Reference

Taylor, Steven, & Rachman, Stanley J. (1992). Fear and avoidance of aversive affective states: Dimensions and causal relations. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 6(1), 15-25. doi: 10.1016/0887-6185(92)90022-Y

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