The Anxiety Literacy Questionnaire assesses mental health literacy specific to anxiety. The questionnaire consists of 22 items which are true or false. Respondents can answer each item with one of three options – true, false or don’t know. Each correct response receives one point. Higher scores indicate higher mental health literacy of anxiety.
Anxiety Literacy Questionnaire items
α = .76 (n = 40)
r = .83, p = .003 (n = 12)
Based on a sample of elite athletes.
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