- Words: 1622
- Length: 5 Pages
- Topic: Psychology
- Paper #: 95644886
Beck Anxiety Inventory Test
The Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI) test was created by Dr. Aaron T. Beck and other colleagues, and is a 21-question multiple-choice self-report inventory that is used for measuring the extent and intensity of an individual's anxiety.
The items describe anxiety on four different ways:
(1) Subjective (e.g., "unable to relax"), (2) neurophysiologic (e.g., "numbness or tingling"), (3) autonomic (e.g., "feeling hot") or (4) panic-related (e.g., "fear of losing control."