Development and validation of the emotion and mood components of Anxiety Questionnaire

Beedie, Christopher J. and Lane, Andrew M. and Terry, Peter C. (2005) Development and validation of the emotion and mood components of Anxiety Questionnaire. In: ISSP 11th World Congress of Sport Psychology, 15-19 August 2005, Sydney, Australia.

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Abstract

Mood and emotion research in sport psychology is typically conducted using single adjective
checklists such as the Profile of Mood States. A limitation of single adjective
checklists is that they assess the intensity of the affective response but not the context, and
thus cannot reliably distinguish mood from emotion. Recent research has emphasized the
importance of distinguishing mood from emotion both theoretically (Lane & Terry, 2000) and
practically (Jones, 2003).The purpose of the present research was to develop a self-report measure that distinguishes mood from emotion. No such method currently exists, despite an extensive
literature attesting to theoretical distinctions between the two (see Ekman & Davidson, 1994). Beedie, Lane and Terry (2001) proposed that mood and emotion can be
distinguished empirically. Their proposal was made on the basis of content analyses of 65
published papers addressing distinctions between emotion and mood, and of interview data
from 106 participants relating to the same question (Beedie, Terry, & Lane, in press). The
present study reports the development and validation of the measure: The Emotion and Mood
Components of Anxiety Questionnaire (EMCA-Q).


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Psychology
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:26
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:33
Uncontrolled Keywords: Emotion and Mood Components of Anxiety Questionnaire, sport psychology, athletes, EMCA-Q
Fields of Research (FoR): 17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170114 Sport and Exercise Psychology
17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170109 Personality, Abilities and Assessment
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/642

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