StateTrait Anxiety Inventory for Adults. SelfEvaluation Questionnaire STAI Form Y1 and Form Y2 Developed by Charles D. Spielberger in collaboration with RL. the StateTrait Anxiety Inventory (Form Y) was based, and to Cynthia H. Pollans for her invaluable contributions in the preparation of the revised test Manual and Comprehensive Bibliography.
In the development of STAI Form Y, very special thanks are StateTrait Anxiety Inventory for Adults Author: Charles D. Spielberger The StateTrait Anxiety Inventory for Adults (STAIAD) is the definitive instrument for The StateTrait Anxiety Inventory (STAI) was designed to measure two types of anxiety: state anxiety and trait anxiety [28. State anxiety refers to anxiety induced by a particular situation, while trait anxiety refers to a personal characteristic in which anxiety occurs on a daily basis [28.
Description of Measure: The StateTrait Anxiety Inventory (STAI) is a commonly used measure of trait and state anxiety (Spielberger, Gorsuch, Lushene, Vagg, & Jacobs, 1983). It can be used in clinical settings to diagnose anxiety and to distinguish it from depressive syndromes. Spielberger, Charles D. Charles Donald Spielberger, Ph. D.(1927 2013) was a clinicalcommunity psychologist well known for his work on personality and health, and his development of the StateTrait Anxiety Inventory (STAI).
Elisa Delvecchio, Clarissa Cavallina, Daniela Di Riso and Claudia Mazzeschi, Early evidence of the Italian validation of the Trait Anxiety Scale of the StateTrait Anxiety Inventory for Children, European Journal of Developmental Psychology, The StateTrait Anxiety Inventory contains separate selfreport scales to measure two distinct anxiety concepts: state anxiety (AState) and trait anxiety (ATrait).
The STAI ATrait scale had 20 statements to ask how they generally feel, but The AState scale had 20 statements to ask how they feel at a particular moment. How can the answer be improved? 1970 manual (1), pp2021), while the newer Form Y is included in the 1983 manual (7), pp36ff). During the late 1970s, Form X was revised to discriminate more clearly between anxiety and depression and to improve psychometric properties, including the The STAI is a selfreport instrument that differentiates between the temporary condition of state anxiety and the longstanding quality of trait anxiety so that appropriate treatment can be developed.
Results also help distinguish between symptoms of depression and symptoms of anxiety. (STAI) [Spielberger 1983 is a selfreported instrument. It was designed to assess levels of state anxiety and traint anxiety, through 40 items scored by a likertscale.