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The Fear Survey Schedule (FSS) provides quantitative information about clients’ reactions to possible sources of maladaptive emotional reactions. The FSS is useful in tracing the antecedents of neurotic reactions and providing a basis for empowering clients to modify behavior.
The FSS consists of a list of 108 stimulus situations to which it is unadaptive for an individual to have more than mild anxiety. Norms for the items are presented in the Manual for various samples and item sets. For example, Z scores may be generated for each question and there are separate norms for males and females, or scores may be examined based on six major groupings of the items. The categories for the groupings of items are as follows: