Assessment Instruments used in Minds in Transition (MinT)

As a Projector Officer on the Minds in Transition (MinT) 5-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)


Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale (RSES)

Depression & Anxiety:

Beck Depression Inventory – II (BDI-II)

Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI)


Eysenck Personality Questionnaire – Revised (EPQ-R)

Schizotypal Personality Questionnaire (SPQ)


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


University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test (UPSIT)

Electrophysiological Assessments:

Electroencephalography (EEG)

Last Updated: 6 August 2012