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Glasgow Anxiety Scale for people with an Intellectual Disability (GAS-ID): development and psychometric properties of a new measure for use with people with mild intellectual disability.

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BACKGROUND: Self-rating scales are widely used in general adult practice; however, there is no reliable and valid method for assessing state anxiety in people with intellectual disability (ID). The present study describes the development and psychometric evaluation of a new scale, the Glasgow Anxiety Scale for People with an Intellectual Disability (GAS-ID). METHODS: First, an item pool was generated from focus groups, a review of the literature and clinician feedback. Secondly, a draft scale...

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Journal:
Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR
Volume:
47
Issue:
Pt 1
Pages:
22-30
Publication date:
2003-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2788
ISSN:
0964-2633
URN:
uuid:fed86894-cc9d-46b5-a6a9-3d99d5c2922c
Source identifiers:
387448
Local pid:
pubs:387448

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