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Social Phobia Inventory (SPIN)

How to Use

  • Valid measure of severity of social phobia symptoms
  • Patient-rated assessment of the three clinically important symptom domains of social phobia
  • Sensitive to the reduction in symptoms over time
  • Brief, simple and easy to score
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How to Score

  • Add the score from each item to produce a total score. Higher scores indicate more severe symptoms.
  • A cut-off value of 19 may be used to distinguish between clients with and without social phobia. 


Connor KM et al. Psychometric Properties of the Social Phobia Inventory.
The British Journal of Psychiatry (2000) 176: 379-386.
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