The Social Interaction Self-Statement Test is a commonly used self-report test for social anxiety.
A 30-item test is part of the SISST, including 15 negative and 15 positive statements in which the participants respond; furthermore, the answering scale ranges from 1, “hardly ever had the thought,” 5, “very often had the thought.”. The original version of SISST has been revised to work without the need of a pre-social challenge test.
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Validity and Reliability
The instrument was tested on its two separate sections – positive and negative. The split half reliability for the positive was .73 and .86 for the negative scale. The correlation rating for the other social anxiety instrument were calculated as follows: .74 for SAD (negative scale), .58 for FNE, .57 for SAD (positive scale), .32 for FNE.
Obtaining the SISST
Administration, Analysis and Reporting
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