Liebowitz social anxiety scale

Liebowitz social anxiety scale

The Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale (LSAS) is a questionnaire by psychologist and researcher, Michael Liebowitz, whose objective is to assess the range of social interaction and performance situations which patients with social anxiety disorder may fear. It is commonly used to study outcomes in clinical trials. The scale features 24 items, 13 relating to performance anxiety and 11 concerning social situations. It is not intended for use as a self-reporting diagnosis.

External links

* [http://www.socialanxietysupport.com/liebowitz.php Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale]
* [http://www.healthtechsys.com/ivr/assess/ivrlsas.html Information regarding the scale]


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