Background: The measurement of anxiety in older adults is problematic due to insufficient evidence of content and discriminant validity for existing anxiety measures used with older adult populations. The Adult Manifest Anxiety Scale – Elderly Version (AMAS-E) is a measure of anxiety developed specifically for older adults. The Revised Children's Manifest Anxiety Scale was designed to assess anxiety among children and adolescents ages 6 through 19 and is the most widely used self-report measure of youth anxiety.
Adult Manifest Anxiety Scale (The), 16th MMY Adult Neuropsychological Questionnaire, 12th MMY Adult Personality Inventory [Revised], 14th MMY Adult Personality Inventory, 12th MMY Adult Personality Inventory, 9th MMY Adult Rating of Oral English, 14th MMY Adult SASSI-4, 21st MMY Adult Self Expression Scale, 9th MMY Adult Self-Report Inventory Jan 10, · Unfortunately, these revisions were not described or validated in a formal way. Similarly, scales devised for children (e.g. the Revised Children's Manifest Anxiety Scale; Reynolds & Richmond ) and adapted for adults with ID may be useful, but the present authors were unable to locate published versions of these adaptations.
Authors Cecil R. Reynolds, Ph.D., Bert O. Richmond, Ed.D., and Patricia A. Lowe, Ph.D. Description Developed by the authors of the highly regarded Revised Childrens Manifest Anxiety Scale (RCMAS), this self-report inventory measures the level and nature of anxiety in adults. The AMAS incorporates the best attributes of the RCMAS while adding age-appropriate item . The psychometric properties of the Adult Manifest Anxiety Scale-Elderly Version (AMAS-E) scores were evaluated in two studies. In Study 1, the temporal stability and construct validity of the AMAS-E test scores were examined in a group of older adults, aged 60 years and older.