STATE ANXIETY

the anxiety in response to a specific situation perceived to be dangerous or threatening. Compare it with trait anxiety.

STATE ANXIETY: "State anxiety can vary in intensity and can change over time."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "STATE ANXIETY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/state-anxiety/ (accessed September 27, 2020).
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