Problem-Oriented Anxiety and Consumer Behavior

The author develops a 23-item instrument for the assessment of problem-oriented anxiety as a multidimensional concept, breaking down the usual anxiety scales that measure a level of anxiety as a simple concept. Discussion of the conceptualization and operational functions used in constructing and refining the multiple-item scale to measure problem-oriented anxiety as a construct are described. Also presented is evidence that the scale has been validated through assessment of content validity, predictive validity, and construct validity.


Capelli Sonia (2005) ,"Problem-Oriented Anxiety and Consumer Behavior", in E - European Advances in Consumer Research Volume 7, eds. Karin M. Ekstrom and Helene Brembeck, Goteborg, Sweden : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 212-220.


Capelli Sonia, Lyon1 University


E - European Advances in Consumer Research Volume 7 | 2005

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