A comparison of two approaches to anxiety management for teachers

Jane J. Sharp, Susan G. Forman

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The effects of stress inoculation training and classroom management training on teacher anxiety were compared in a study in which 60 teachers were assigned to either of these two treatments or a control group. Dependent measures included self-reported teaching and general anxiety, observations of motoric indicators of anxiety in the classroom, and observations of teachers' verbal classroom behavior. Pretreatment, posttreatment, and 4-week follow-up data were collected. Both stress inoculation, and classroom management training were found to improve teachers' affect and behavior.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)370-383
Number of pages14
JournalBehavior Therapy
Issue number4
StatePublished - Sep 1985
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Clinical Psychology


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