Assessment Instruments used in Minds in Transition (MinT)

As a Projector Officer on the Minds in Transition (MinT5-year multi-site longitudinal study, I was trained to use, used and wrote psychological assessment reports based on results from the following assessment instruments:
Screening Assessments:
  • Hearing Test
  • Edinburgh Handedness Questionnaire

  • Clinical Assessments:
  • Diagnostic interviews:
  •    Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Axis I Disorders (SCID-I)
       Kiddie-Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia (K-SADS)  
       Comprehensive Assessment of At-Risk Mental States (CAARMS)
  • Drug & Alcohol Use:
  • □    The Opiate Treatment Index (OTI)
       The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT)
       The Cannabis Use Disorder Identification Test – trial version (t-CUDIT)
  • Psychiatric Symptoms:
  • □    Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS) 

  • Global, Social & Occupational Functioning:
  • □     Global Assessment of Functioning Scale (GAF Scale)
    □     Children’s Global Assessment Scale (CGAS)
    □     Social and Occupational Functioning Assessment Scale (SOFAS)
    □     Global Functioning: Social Scale (GF: Social)
    □     Global Functioning: Role Scale (GF: Role) 
  • Self-Esteem: 
  • □     Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale (RSES) 
  • Depression & Anxiety
  • □     Beck Depression Inventory – II (BDI-II)
    □     Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI) 
  • Personality
  • □     Eysenck Personality Questionnaire – Revised (EPQ-R)
    □     Schizotypal Personality Questionnaire (SPQ) 
  • Sleep
  • □     Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) 

    Neuropsychological Assessments:
  • Intelligence 
  • □     Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence (WASI)
    □     Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC-IV)
  • Memory 
  • □     Wechsler Memory Scale-III (WMS-III)
    □     Visual Patterns Test (VPT) 
  • Verbal Learning 
  • □     California Verbal Learning Test-II (CVLT-II) 
    □     California Verbal Learning Test-Children (CVLT-C)
  • Executive Functioning:
  • □     The Delis-Kaplan Executive Function System (D-KEFS) 
  • Theory of Mind (ToM):
  • □     Picture Sequencing Task
    □     Reading the Mind in the Eyes
    □     Hinting Task
  • Smell: 
  • □     University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test (UPSIT)

    Electrophysiological Assessments:
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)




















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