STATE-TRAIT ANXIETY INVENTORY (STAI)

a self-report assessment device that includes separate measures of state anxiety and trait anxiety. The state anxiety items measure the intensity of anxiety and trait anxiety assesses the frequency the anxiety is experienced.

STATE-TRAIT ANXIETY INVENTORY (STAI): "State-trait anxiety inventory deals with the states and frequency of anxiety."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "STATE-TRAIT ANXIETY INVENTORY (STAI)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/state-trait-anxiety-inventory-stai/ (accessed July 15, 2019).
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