- 18-65 aged, Victoria, Australia, followed 1981 to 1987
- N = 419
- Non Response:
In 1981 942 panel members were selected. By 1987 649 members remained. In 1987 a supplementary mail questionnaire, used to measure depression and anxiety, netted 419 replies. Mailed questionnaire at T4 to measure depression/anxiety
- Authors's label
- Our Classification
- Selfreport on 8 item 'State Anxiety Scale' intended to measure how one feels 'right now'. The scale used consist of eight items (e.g. 'I feel calm'; 'I am tense') answered on a 4-point scale running from 'not at all' to 'very much'.
Spielberger 1979, Understanding Stress and Anxiety (Nelson, New York)