The Interaction Anxiousness Scale: construct and criterion-related validity.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

This article presents data regarding the validity and reliability of the Interaction Anxiousness Scale (IAS; Leary 1983c), a self-report measure of dispositional social anxiety. The IAS demonstrates high test-retest and internal reliability. Correlations with measures relevant to social and general anxiety document its convergent and discriminant validity, and it correlates well with measures of anxiety and interpersonal concern in actual interactions.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Leary, MR; Kowalski, RM

Published Date

  • August 1993

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 61 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 136 - 146

PubMed ID

  • 8377098

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1532-7752

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0022-3891

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1207/s15327752jpa6101_10


  • eng