~ (1999) is a brief depression measure which parallels the DSM-IV criteria. CDS screens for major depressive disorder and dysthymic disorder. It incorporates assessment of both melancholic and atypical features.
Kit includes: technical manual, 25 record forms & 25 brief record forms
RANGE: 18+ years
ADMINISTRATION: Group, 20 minutes LEVEL: B
~ (1992) is a brief multiple choice inventory which assesses cognitive, affective, and behavioral signs of childhood depression. The profile presents a total score as well as five very brief factor-scales: (1) Negative mood, (2) Ineffectiveness, (3) Negative self-esteem, (4) Interpersonal problems, and (5) Anhedonia. The child is instructed to select one sentence for each item that best describes them in the past two weeks. Because child self-reports are subject to response-bias (children often respond as they think they ought to feel), the authors have provided parallel Teacher and parent observer-rating forms.
Examinee's require at least a first grade reading level to compelte the self-report form.
The CDIS (short) consists of 10 items and may be used as a screen.
CDI Combined kit includes: manual & 25 Child, Parent and Teacher forms.
RANGE: 7-17 years
ADMINISTRATION: group, 15 minutes
~ is an observer-rating scale which may be used to assess the presence or severity of childhood depression. CDRSR is modeled on the widely used Hamilton Depression Scale. The observer rates 17 symptom/content areas: school work, capacity to have fun, social withdrawal, eating patterns, sleep patterns, excessive fatigue, physical complaints, irritability, guilt, self-esteem, depressed feelings, morbid ideation, suicidal ideation, weeping, facial expressions of affect, tempo of speech, and hyperactivity. Norms for the scale are based on 223 children. A parent or other person who knows the child well may be asked to provide data based on knowledge of the child, or a clinician may use the semi-structured interview provided to engage children and to rate each of the content areas.
Kit includes: manual & 25 administrations
RANGE: 6-12 years
TIME: 15-20 minutes LEVEL: B
~ (2004) is a 50-item multidimensional self-report assessment of depressive symptoms. Scales include: 3 validity scales, depressed mood, anxiety/worry, diminished interest, cognitive and physical fatigue, hopelessness, self-devaluation, sleep/fatigue, failure, worry, and nervousness. CAD requires a 3rd grade reading level. Results can be interpreted using information in the manual, or computer scoring may be used.
Computer scoring software is avilable. The computer report includes Raw scores, T-scores, percentiles, confidence intervals, qualitative classifications for the Symptom scales, and descriptive classifications for the Validity scales.
Kit includes: manual, 25 rating forms, and 25 profiles.
RANGE: 8-9 years
ADMINISTATION:Group, 10 minutes
Sample Computer Report LEVEL: B
~ These brief pamphlets are to be given to depressed patients (or to relatives and caretakers), to help them understand the condition.
~ (1994) uses three forms (student, teacher and parent rating-scales) to identify students with problems related to depression and/or anxiety. The student questionnaire has 40 items, the teacher questionnaire has 30 items, and the parent questionnaire has 45 items. The student form uses a five-point format. The parent and teacher scales are true-false responses, asking the rater to identify the presence or absence of a symptom.
Kit includes: manual, 50 of each rating scale, 50 profiles, and scoring keys
RANGE: 6-18 years
~ (1995) offers self-report phrasing of the Ham-D. The original edition of Ham-D is the world's most widely used observer rating scale. It is extensively used in clinical trials or in assessing negative mood changes that mnay coincide with a new regimen of treatment. two forms offer quick identifcation and evaluation of symptoms of depression. The full-length form has 23 items. A 9-item short Form is also available. An optional (unlimited-use) computer scoring program may be purchased which produces a 3-5 page report.
Kit includes: manual, 10 booklets, 25 summary sheets, 25 answer sheets, 25 short form booklets & 3.5" diskette Scoring Program.
Short Form Kit includes: manual, 25 short form booklets
RANGE: 18+ years
ADMINISTRATION: Group, 10 minutes
Sample Computer Report 1 Sample Computer Report 2
~ (2002) provides coverage of the epidemiology, course, and outcome of depressive disorders; current issues in classification, assessment, and diagnosis; vulnerability and risk factors; models of depression; and effective strategies for prevention and treatment.
~ is an assessment of health related factors such as drinking problems, depression, social functioning, chronic and acute life stressors and social resources.
RANGE: 12+ years
ADMINISTRATION: Individual LEVEL: B
~ What can we say to a child who has just lost a parent, sibling or other loved one? Incorporating insights and information from the "Good Grief" program at the Judge Baker Children's Centre in Boston, Dr. Kroen discusses how children and adolescents react to death, and what we can do to help.
~ (2003) provides guidance to ease painful transitions and facilitate healing. This book demonstrates effective ways to help survivors cope with commonly experienced issues, problems, and concerns.
~ is a 30-item scale which monitors progress and evaluates the extent that the negative affects of shame becomes magnified and internalized. Items reflect feelings of inferiority, worthlessness, inadequacy, and alienation. Helps you to isolate your client's specific feelings of shame that are involved in the presenting problem (depression, anxiety, or substance abuse). Specimen Set:includes manual and 3 forms & 3 handouts
Kit includes:manual, 25 forms, & 25 handouts
RANGE: 13+ years
ADMINSTRATION: Individual or Group
TIME: 15 minutes LEVEL: B
~ This text is a personal guide to dealing with death, divorce, job change and relocation.
~ a book for people learning to cope with the loss of a parent or with the needs of a newly widowed parent.
~ measures various depression related features separately to plan treatment, monitor progress, and to assess change in overall emotional well-being. Scales include: anxiety, self-esteem, social introversion, instrumental helplessness, sad mood, pessimism, low energy, and defiance.
Kit includes: 25 forms, 25 profiles and manual
RANGE: 8-17 years
TIME: 15-20 minutes LEVEL: B
~ (1988) assesses the presence and degree of depression. Two forms are available: Form C for children (25 questions); Form A for Adults (40 questions). The NADE yields scores as percentile ranks, t-scores and classifications. Since this measure correlates highly with self-esteem it is a perfect companion for the Culture Free Self Esteem Inventories listed separately.
Kit includes: manual, 50 adult & 50 child forms, scoring key & audiocassette
RANGE: 6 through adult
ADMINISTRATION: Individual or Group
TIME: 10-20 minutes LEVEL: B
~ ODL is an interactive workbook designed to be used in group cognitive therapy. Structured around an eight week course of therapy, the workbook leads users through simple exercises designed to help them examine their thought patterns and behaviors and to make small positive changes at each stage. Users are encouraged to use the Beck Depression inventory in concert with the workbook to evaluate their progress. Written in a practical friendly style the workbook addresses issues faced in daily life and helps develop patterns of thinking more positively and managing life better.
RANGE: 13+ years
ADMINISTRATION: Group LEVEL: A
~ (1999) provides insights and offers suggestions regarding how to overcome the negative effects of excessive anxiety, depression low self-esteem and suicidal ideation. Also shows readers how to assess anxiety, depression, self-esteem and suicidal ideation and describes time-tested strategies that have demonstrated effectiveness in assisting individuals at all developmental levels in overcoming the negative effects of these anomalies.
~ (2002) identifies mothers suffering from postpartum depression using the following scales: sleeping/eating disturbances, anxiety/insecurity, emotional lability, mental confusion, loss of self, guilt/shame, and suicidal thoughts. The first seven items on the scale can be used as a short form.
Kit includes: manual and 25 forms
RANGE: new mothers
ADMINISTRATION: Individual 5-10 minutes
~ (2004) provides clear examples to help parents distinguish potential problems from normal moodiness. Topics include: how to find the right doctor, how to help kids, dealing with medical crises, resolving school problems, sibling conflicts, and marital stress.
~ evaluates depression in adult clinical populations, and can be used concurrently with antidepressant medication to evaluate treatment response. Scales include: disruption of family and social life, depressed mood, feelings of guilt, insomnia, nocturnal waking, work and activities, sexual symptoms, loss if insight, agitation, worry, somatic anxiety, gastrointestinal symptoms, general somatic symptoms, hypochondriasis, obsessive-compulsive, paranoid, and depersonalization.
Kit includes: 20clinician forms, 20self-reports & manual
ADMINISTRATION: Individual 5-10 minutes
~ (2002) evaluates the current level of depressive symptomatology along 4 basic dimensions of depression: dysphoric mood, anhedonia/negative affect, negative self-evaluation, and somatic complaints. Interpretation of these subscales is based on both the nature of the depression domain and the item content of the subscale. New to this edition include: restandardized, expanded age range, case studies, new carbonless, hand scorable test booklets. The new abbreviated Short Form has only 10 items & can be completed in 2-3 mins
Kit includes: manual, 25 test booklets & 25 summary/profile form
Short Form Kit includes: SF manual & 25 booklets
RANGE: 11-20 years
ADMINISTRATION:Group, 5-10 minutes LEVEL: B
~ is a 30 item rating scale that measures depression symptoms in children. The RCDS can be used to research depression and related constructs and to evaluate treatment outcomes.
Kit includes: manual, 50 answer sheets and a scoring key
ADMINSTRATION: Group, 10 minutes LEVEL: B
~ screens for symptoms of depresson using empirically derived cutoff scores. A formal DSM-IV diagnosis is not provided.
Kit includes: manual and 25 booklets
RANGE: 18-89 years
ADMINISTRATION: Group, 5-10 minutes LEVEL: B
~ (1984) SIQ, SIQ-JR & ASIQ are companion instruments to the Reynolds Adolescent Depression Scale (RADS) for use in assessing suicidal ideation.
The SIQ contains 30 items and is used with adolescents in grades 10-12. SIQ-JR has 15 items and is used with children in grades 7-9. ASIQ includes 25 items for use with adolescents and adults.
SIQ Kit includes: manual, 25 SIQ and SIQ-JR answer sheets & keys
ASIQ Kit includes Manual & 25 forms
RANGE: grade 7+
ADMINISTRATION: Group. 10 minutes LEVEL: B
~ measures suicide risk using 36 items describing particular feelings and behaviors. The respondent use a 4-point scale to indicate how often each statement applies to him or her. The SPS does not mention "suicide" in its title.
Kit includes: manual, 25 forms & 25 profiles
RANGE: 13+ years
ADMINISTRATION: Individual, 5-10 minutes LEVEL: B
~ (1992) offers an account of the grieving process that helps us through the pain and isolation experienced with the loss of a loved one.
~ (1993) is a collection of articles related to symptomatology in depression.
~ (2003) describes the Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy (CBASP). This book presents guidelines along with empirical evidence for the treatment of chronic depression.
~ is a nonverbal, cognitively undemanding measure of internal mood states. Eight mood states are assessed: afraid, confused, sad, angry, energetic, tired, happy, and tense. The scales present have a "neutral" schematic face (and accompanying word) at the top of a 100mm vertical line and a specific "mood face (and word) at the bottom of the line. The respondents indicate the point along the line that best describes the way they are currently feeling.
Kit includes: manual, 25 booklets and a metric ruler
RANGE: 18-94 years
ADMINISTRATION: Group, 5 minutes LEVEL: B
~ (2004) is the 3rd edition of this self-help text for clients who are experiencing depression. Information on preventing depression, preventing relapse after treatment, what are brief therapy interventions and what can be expected as a result of these treatments is included.
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