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Managing Your Fear of Public Speaking

Site References

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Motley, M. T. (1997). Overcoming your fear of public speaking: A proven method.
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Richmond, V. P., & McCroskey, J. C. (1998). Communication apprehension, avoidance and effectiveness
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Thomas, L. T. (1997). Public speaking anxiety: How to face the fear. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. 


[The SAAT (Speech Anxiety Assessment Tool) is a measure created by Dr. Suzy Prentiss (2009) incorporating elements of both the Personal Report of Public Speaking Anxiety (PRPSA) and the Communication Apprehension in Generalized Context scales (found in the Richmond & McCroskey text - Appendix G pp. 135-136 and Appendix H pp 137-139) as guides.]