Social Anxiety and School Refusal in Adolescence

Instruments

Our team is involved in the translation and adaptation of several questionnaires, for research purposes. Information about each questionnaire is listed below:

  1. Perception of Class Behavior Questionnaire
    See for more information: Blöte, A.W., & Westenberg, P.M. (2007). Socially anxious adolescents’ perception of treatment by classmates. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 45, 189-198. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in this instrument.
  2. Class behavior rating list 
    See for more information: Blöte, A. W., Kint, M. W. J., & Westenberg, P. M. (2007). Peer behavior towards socially anxious adolescents: Classroom observations. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 45, 2773-2779. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in this instrument.
  3. Self-Restraint Scale (Weinberger, & Schwartz, 1990) 
    The Dutch translation used in the current study was based on an existing translation (Vazsonyi, Pickering, Junger, & Hessing, 2001) and was slightly adapted for use with early adolescents from age 10. See for more information about the factor structure found in our study: Sumter, S.R., Bokhorst, C.L., & Westenberg, P.M. (2008). The robustness of the factor structure of the Self-Restraint Scale: What does self-restraint encompass? Journal of Research in Personality, 42, 1082-1087. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in this instrument.
  4. Adolescents' Interpretation and Belief Questionnaire (AIBQ)
    The AIBQ measures interpretation bias in relation to social anxiety and is suitable for older children and adolescents. For detailed information about this instrument see: Miers, A.C., Blöte, A.W., Bögels, S.M., & Westenberg, P.M. (2008). Interpretation bias and social anxiety in adolescents. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 22, 1462-1471. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in this instrument.
  5. Resistance to Peer Influence
    The RPI (Steinberg, 2006) has been translated and is used in a sample with children and adolescents ages 9 to 18. Please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in this instrument.
  6. Responses to Stress Questionnaire (RSQ; Connor-Smith et al., 2000)
    The RSQ has been translated into Dutch by a group of researchers from Leiden University. Please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in this instrument. 
  7. Leiden Public Speaking Task (LPST; Westenberg et al., 2009).
    For a description see the Tab Leiden Public Speaking Task on this website. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in this instrument
  8. School Refusal Assessment Scale-Revised (SRAS-R; Kearney, 2002)
    The SRAS-R has been translated into Dutch.  For information about the instrument please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  9. Self-Efficacy Questionnaire for School Situations (SEQ-SS; Heyne et al., 1998)
    The 12-item SEQ-SS has been extended and translated into Dutch.  For information about the instrument please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  10. Social Support Scale for Children and Adolescents.
    The SSSCA (Harter, 1985) has been translated and is used in a sample with children and adolescents ages 9 to 18. Please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in this instrument.
  11. Self-Reflection and Insight Scale for Youth (SRIS-Y; Sauter et al., 2010). 
    The SRIS-Y is a Dutch-language youth-focused adaptation of the original SRIS for adults. The 17-item SRIS-Y facilitates assessment of therapy-relevant cognitive capacities in young people. For further information please contact the first author via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..