1986) developed the Anxiety Sensitivity Index
(ASI), a 16-item self-report, to evaluate AS in adults, Silverman, Fleisig, Rabian, & Peterson (1991) adapted the ASI to children when developing the Childhood Anxiety Sensitivity Index
0001 SD: standard deviation; AAQ: Acceptance and Action Questionnaire; ASI: Anxiety Sensitivity Index
Validation of the Spanish version of the anxiety sensitivity index
in a clinical sample.
As measured by the Anxiety Sensitivity Index
(ASI: Peterson & Reiss, 1992), anxiety sensitivity is a multidimensional construct that consists of three factors: fears of physical, cognitive, and social aspects of anxiety.
These included the Anxiety Sensitivity Index
(Peterson & Reiss 1992), a 16-item instrument measuring the degree of fear associated with anxiety-related sensations.
There were also nonsignificant reductions in the Numerical Rating Scale, Beck Depression Inventory, and Anxiety Sensitivity Index
An analysis of PsycINFO, from 2000-2005, showed that the Beck Anxiety Inventory and the Anxiety Sensitivity Index
had the highest hit rates.
The Anxiety Sensitivity Index
(ASI) (Taylor & Cox, 1986) which measures the fear of the symptoms of anxiety was administered.
The survey included the Multidimensional Anxiety Scale for Children (MASC), the Childhood Anxiety Sensitivity Index
(CASI), and the Children's Depression Inventory (CDI).
Child and parent measures were derived using the Child Anxiety Sensitivity Index
, the Multidimensional Anxiety Scale for Children, the Anxiety Sensitivity Index
, the Symptom Check-list-90-Revised, and the Family Environment Scale.
Anxiety Sensitivity Index
(ASI; Reiss, Peterson, Gursky, & McNally, 1986; Spanish adaptation of Sandin, Chorot, & McNally, 1996).
Any day with an Anxiety Sensitivity Index
score of less than 20 was considered anxiety free.