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Screen for Child Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders (SCARED)

Screen for Child Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders (SCARED) Author: Birmaher et al., 1997 The SCARED is a 41-item self- and parent-report measure designed to screen for common anxiety disorders in youths ages 6-18. The SCARED can be used as a screening tool (Monga et al., 2000) and to monitor symptom changes over time (Muris, Mayer, Bartelds, Tierney, & Bogie 2001). The SCARED assesses symptoms associated with PD, GAD, SAD, social phobia, and school refusal. Sample items include, “When I get frightened, I feel like passing out” and “I worry about being as good as other kids.” Each item is rated on a 3-point Likert scale ranging from zero (“Not True or Hardly Ever True”) to two (“True or Often True”). This measure was designed to be administered in ten minutes. A total score of 25 on the youth SCARED is recommended as the best cut-off point to discriminate between youths suffering from anxiety and those who do not. The SCARED shows adequate test-retest reliability over a period of

Disruptive Behavior Disorders

Disruptive Behavior Disorders Child and Adolescent Disruptive Behavior Inventory-Parent & Teacher Version (CADBI) Burns, Taylor, & Rusby, 2001a; 2001b) . The CADBI is a 25-item parent- or teacher-report measure assessing disruptive behaviors in youths (age range not specified). Although no appropriate age range guidelines have been set by the authors, the CADBI has been used in validation studies with youth ages 3 to 18 (e.g., Burns, Boe, Walsh, Sommers-Flanagan, & Teegarden, 2001). The CADBI can be used as a screening and diagnostic tool (Taylor, Burns, Rusby, & Foster, 2006). The CADBI consists of two subscales assessing oppositional behavior towards peers and adults, and hyperactivity/impulsivity (Burns et al., 2001a; 2001b). Sample items include: “Annoys peers on purpose,” “Loses temper or gets angry with adults when doesn’t get own way” and “Sasse's adults.” Each item is rated on an 8-point Likert scale from one (“Never in the past month”) to eight (“10 or more

Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders Children Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale (CY-BOCS) Scahill et al., 1997 The children's yale-brown obsessive-compulsive scale is a 10-item clinician-report measure assessing obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms in youths ages 6-17. The children's yale-brown obsessive-compulsive scale can be used as a screening tool and to watch symptom changes over time. The children's yale-brown obsessive-compulsive scale is an adapted version of the standard adult obsessive-compulsive disorder measure, the Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale and consists of two subscales: obsessions and compulsions. Scoring Each item is rated on a 5-point scale from zero to four; except for items on control, which ask for ratings from zero to four. Total scores range from 0 to 40. Ratings include clinician synthesis of parental reports on the scales’ items, from either conjoint or separate sessions. Evidence T he children yale-brown obsessive-compulsive scale demons