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What does LSAS stand for?

LSAS stands for Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale (questionnaire)


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There are three measures that are predominantly used for assessing social anxiety in children and adolescents: the Social Anxiety Scale for Children-Revised (SASC-R; La Greca & Stone, 1993), the Social Phobia and Anxiety Inventory for Children (SPAI-C; Beidel, Turner, & Morris, 1995) and the Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale for Children and Adolescents (LSAS-CA; Masia-Warner, Klein, & Liebowitz, 2002), all of which originated in the Englishspeaking world.
Pregabalin, a modified form of the neurotransmitter [gamma]-aminobutyric acid that may act on voltage-gated calcium channels, was significantly more effective in improving scores on the Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale for 47 patients at 600 mg/day than placebo was for 46 patients during a 10-week, double-blind treatment.