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Measure: Intolerance of Uncertainty   #650700  About

Definition: A questionnaire to measure intolerance of uncertainty, an excessive tendency to consider it unacceptable for a negative event to occur.

Purpose: Intolerance of uncertainty is associated with the etiology and maintenance of worry and certain psychiatric disorders, including eating disorders, anxiety disorders, depression, and obsessive compulsive disorders. Intolerance of uncertainty may also contribute to negative affect and lack of resilience.


Keywords: Eating disorders, intolerance of uncertainty, Intolerance of Uncertainty Scale, IUS, worry, anxiety, stress, depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorders, uncertainty, inability to act, negative affect

Measure Release Date: August 7, 2015

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