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 General Details

Title:
Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS)
Short Name:
CAPS_IV
Description:
The Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale (CAPS) is the gold standard in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) assessment and diagnosis for both military Veteran and civilian trauma survivors. This is the CAPS for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV). References: Blake, D. D., Weathers, F. W., Nagy, L. M., Kaloupek, D. G., Charney, D. S., & Keane, T. M. (1998). Clinician-administered PTSD scale for DSM-IV. Boston: National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Read more: http://www.ptsd.va.gov/professional/assessment/adult-int/caps.asp National Center for PTSD assessment measures by following the link below: http://www.ptsd.va.gov/professional/assessment/documents/ptsd_trauma_assessments.asp These assessment tools were created by government employees and therefore are not copyrighted.
Disease:
Traumatic Brain Injury
Organization:
FITBIR
Required Program Form:
No
Standardization:
Standard NINDS CDE
Labels:
Form Type:
Clinical Assessment
Publication Date:
2016-06-10
Version:
1.5
Date Created:
2016-04-29
Owner:
Number of Data Elements:
168
eForms:
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 Groups & Attached Data Elements

Logically grouped data elements with defined frequency at which they repeat.

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 GUID   Global Unique ID which uniquely identifies a subject GUID Required CDE
2 Subject identifier number   An identification number assigned to the participant/subject within a given protocol or a study. SubjectIDNum Optional CDE
3 Age in years   Value for participant's subject age recorded in years. AgeYrs Recommended CDE
4 Vital status   Status of participant/subject as alive or dead VitStatus Optional CDE
5 Visit date   Actual interview or visit date VisitDate Recommended CDE
6 Site name   The name of the site for the study SiteName Recommended CDE
7 Days since baseline   The number of days since baseline DaysSinceBaseline Optional CDE
8 Case control indicator   Indicator of whether subject is in the case or control arm of the study CaseContrlInd Optional CDE
9 General notes text   General notes GeneralNotesTxt Optional CDE

Additional Element Groups

Listed below are your additional element groups.

Form Administration (Appears Up To 1 Time)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Context type  The context to which the questions were answered ContextType Recommended CDE
2 Context type other text  The free-text related to ContextType specifying other text ContextTypeOTH Recommended CDE
3 Data source  Source of the data provided on the case report form DataSource Recommended CDE
4 Data source other text  The free-text field related to Data source specifying other text. Source of the data provided on the case report form DataSourceOTH Recommended CDE

Criterion A-Event (Appears Up To 3 Times)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Traumatic Event Indicator  Indicates the traumatic event, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSTraumaticEventInd Recommended CDE
2 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - What Happened Text  Description of what happened, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSWhatHappenedTxt Recommended CDE
3 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Decryption text  Description of the event that happened, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSDescrptnTxt Recommended CDE

Criterion A (Appears Up To 1 Time)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Traumatic Event Indicator  Indicates the traumatic event, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSTraumaticEventInd Recommended CDE
2 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - What Happened Text  Description of what happened, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSWhatHappenedTxt Recommended CDE
3 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Decryption text  Description of the event that happened, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSDescrptnTxt Recommended CDE
4 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) -Respond emotionally text  Description of how the subject responded emotionally, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSRespEmotionallyTxt Recommended CDE
5 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Life Threat Indicator  Indicator of life threat, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSLifeThreatInd Recommended CDE
6 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Serious Injury Indicator  Indicator of serious injury, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSSeriousInjuryInd Recommended CDE
7 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) -Threat To Physical Integrity Indicator  Indicator of threat to physical integrity, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSThreatToPhysIntegrityInd Recommended CDE
8 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) -Target Indicator  Indicator of who is involved, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSTargetInd Recommended CDE
9 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) -Intense Fear/Horror Indicator  Indicator of intense fear/horror, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntenseFrHrInd Recommended CDE
10 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) -Time Period Indicator  Indicator of time period, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSTimePeriodInd Recommended CDE
11 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Criteria A Met Indicator  Indicates criteria A was met, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSCritAMetInd Recommended UDE

Criterion B (Appears Up To 1 Time)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Unwanted memories frequency  Frequency of having unwanted memories of the event, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSUnwatdMemoFreq Recommended CDE
2 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity B1 Scale  intensity of the event B-1, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityB1Scl Recommended CDE
3 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Unwanted dreams frequency  Frequency of having unwanted dreams of the event, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSUnwatdDrmsFreq Recommended CDE
4 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity B2 Scale  intensity of the event B-2, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityB2Scl Recommended CDE
5 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Sudden act frequency  Frequency of suddenly acting as if the events were happening again, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSSudnActFreq Recommended CDE
6 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity B3 Scale  intensity of the event B-3, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityB3Scl Recommended CDE
7 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Emotionally upset frequency  Frequency of being emotionally upset about the event that the subject was reminded of, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSEmotionallyUpsetFreq Recommended CDE
8 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity B4 Scale  intensity of the event B-4, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityB4Scl Recommended CDE
9 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Physical reactions frequency  Frequency of having physical reactions when the subject was reminded of the event , as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSPhysReactnsFreq Recommended CDE
10 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity B5 Scale  intensity of the event B-5, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityB5Scl Recommended CDE

Criterion C (Appears Up To 1 Time)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Avoid thoughts feelings frequency  Frequency of avoiding thoughts and feelings about the event, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSAvdThoutsFeelingsFreq Recommended CDE
2 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity C1 Scale  intensity of the event C-1, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityC1Scl Recommended CDE
3 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Avoid activities places people frequency  Frequency of avoiding certain activities, places or people that the subject was reminded of, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSAvdActivtiesPlsPplFreq Recommended CDE
4 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity C2 Scale  intensity of the event C-2, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityC2Scl Recommended CDE
5 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Difficulty remembering frequency  Frequency of having difficulty remembering some important parts of the event, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSDifficltyRememberingFreq Recommended CDE
6 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity C3 Scale  intensity of the event C-3, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityC3Scl Recommended CDE
7 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Less interested frequency  Frequency of being less interested in activities the subject used to enjoy, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSLessInterestedFreq Recommended CDE
8 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity C4 Scale  intensity of the event C-4, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityC4Scl Recommended CDE
9 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Distant cut off frequency  Frequency of feeling distant or cut off from other people, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSDistantCutOffFreq Recommended CDE
10 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity C5 Scale  intensity of the event C-5, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityC5Scl Recommended CDE
11 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Emotionally numb frequency  Frequency of feeling emotionally numb, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSEmotionallyNumbFreq Recommended CDE
12 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity C6 Scale  intensity of the event C-6, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityC6Scl Recommended CDE
13 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - No need to plan frequency  Frequency of feeling there is no need to plan for the future, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSNoNeedToPlanFreq Recommended CDE
14 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity C7 Scale  intensity of the event C-7, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityC7Scl Recommended CDE

Criterion D (Appears Up To 1 Time)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Problems being asleep frequency  Frequency of having problems falling or staying asleep, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSProbBeingAsleepFreq Recommended CDE
2 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity D1 Scale  intensity of the event D-1, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityD1Scl Recommended CDE
3 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Sleep Onset Problems Indicator  Indicator of sleep onset problems, PTSD symptoms, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSSleepOnsetProbInd Recommended CDE
4 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Mid-sleep Awakening Indicator  Indicator of mid-sleep awakening, PTSD symptoms, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSMidSleepAwakeningInd Recommended CDE
5 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Early AM Awakening Indicator  Indicator of early a.m. awakening, PTSD symptoms, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSEarlyAMAwakeningInd Recommended CDE
6 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Total Number of Hours Sleep/night  Number of hours sleep per night, PTSD symptoms, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSTotalHrsSleepPerNtDur Recommended CDE
7 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Desired Number of Hours Sleep/night  Desired number of hours sleep per night, PTSD symptoms, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSDesiredHrsSleepPerNtDur Recommended CDE
8 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Irritated angry frequency  Frequency of feeling irritable or angry, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSSudnIrritatedAngryFreq Recommended CDE
9 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity D2 Scale  intensity of the event D-2, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityD2Scl Recommended CDE
10 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Difficulty concentrating frequency  Frequency of having difficulty concentrating on what the subject as doing, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSDifficultyConcFreq Recommended CDE
11 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity D3 Scale  intensity of the event D-3, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityD3Scl Recommended CDE
12 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Alert watchful frequency  Frequency of being alert or watchful, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSAlertWatchflFreq Recommended CDE
13 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity D4 Scale  intensity of the event D-4, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityD4Scl Recommended CDE
14 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Strong startle reactions frequency  Frequency of having strong startle reactions, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSStngStartlReactnsFreq Recommended CDE
15 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity D4 Scale  intensity of the event D-4, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityD5Scl Recommended CDE

Criterion E (Appears Up To 1 Time)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Onset of Symptoms Duration  Onset of PTSD symptoms, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSOnsetSymptomsDur Recommended CDE
2 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Delay in Onset More Than 6 Months Indicator  Indicator of whether or not delay in onset of symptoms is more than 6 months, PTSD symptoms, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSDelayInOnsetMoreTn6MonInd Recommended CDE
3 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) -Duration more than one indicator  Indicator of duration more than one month, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSDurMoreThanOneInd Recommended CDE
4 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) -Total months duration  Duration of total # months, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSTotalMonDur Recommended CDE
5 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Acute symptoms indicator  Indicator of whether or not duration of symptoms is less than 3 months (acute), as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSAcuteSxInd Recommended CDE

Criterion F (Appears Up To 1 Time)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Subjective Distress Scale  Scale of subjective distress, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSSubjDistrsScl Recommended CDE
2 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Impairment in Social Functioning Scale  Scale of impairment in social functioning, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSImprmtSocialFuncScl Recommended CDE
3 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Impairment in occupational functioning scale  Scale of impairment in occupational functioning, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSImprmtOccupFuncScl Recommended CDE

Global ratings (Appears Up To 1 Time)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Global Validity Scale  Global ratings of validity, PTSD symptoms, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSGlobalValidityScl Recommended CDE
2 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Global Severity Scale  Global ratings of severity, PTSD symptoms, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSGlobalSeverityScl Recommended CDE
3 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Global Improvement Scale  Global ratings of improvement, PTSD symptoms, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSGlobalImprvmtScl Recommended CDE

PTSD symptoms (Appears Up To 1 Time)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - PTSD Criterion A Indicator  Indicator of whether or not PTSD criterion A is met, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSPTSDCriterionAInd Recommended CDE
2 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - PTSD Criterion B Symptoms Indicator  Indicator of whether or not the number of PTSD criterion B symptoms is at least 1, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSPTSDCriterionBSxInd Recommended CDE
3 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - PTSD Criterion C Symptoms Indicator  Indicator of whether or not the number of PTSD criterion C symptoms is at least 3, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSPTSDCriterionCSxInd Recommended CDE
4 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - PTSD Criterion D Indicator  Indicator of whether or not the number of PTSD criterion D symptoms is at least 2, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSPTSDCriterionDSxInd Recommended CDE
5 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - PTSD Criterion E Indicator  Indicator of whether or not PTSD criterion E is met (duration>=1 month), as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSPTSDCriterionEInd Recommended CDE
6 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - PTSD Criterion F Indicator  Indicator of whether or not PTSD criterion F is met (distress/impairment), as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSPTSDCriterionFInd Recommended CDE
7 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - PTSD Criteria Indicator  Indicator of whether or not PTSD criteria (A-F) are met, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSPTSDCriteriaInd Recommended CDE
8 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Current PTSD Symptoms Text  Description of current PTSD symptoms, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSCurrentPTSDSxTxt Recommended CDE
9 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Current PTSD Multiple Periods Text  Description of the current PTSD multiple periods, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSCurrentPTSDMultiPdTxt Recommended CDE
10 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Current PTSD Experience Symptom Frequency Text  Description of the current PTSD experience symptom and frequency, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSCurrentPTSDExpSxFreqTxt Recommended CDE

Associated features (Appears Up To 1 Time)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Guilty about what wasn't done frequency  Frequency of feeling guilty about anything the subject did or didn�t do during the event, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSGuiltyAbtWhatWasntDoneFreq Recommended CDE
2 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity Associated Feature Guilt Scale  Intensity of the associated feature, guilt, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityAFGuiltScl Recommended CDE
3 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Survivor guilt frequency  Frequency of feeling guilty about surviving when others did not, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSSurvivorGuiltFreq Recommended CDE
4 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity Associated Feature Survivor Guilt Scale  Intensity of the associated feature, survivor guilt, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityAFSurvGuiltScl Recommended CDE
5 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Out of touch frequency  Frequency of feeling out of touch with things going around the subject, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSOutOfTouchFreq Recommended CDE
6 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity Associated Feature Daze Scale  Intensity of the associated feature, being in a daze, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityAFDazeScl Recommended CDE
7 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Unreal things frequency  Frequency of derealization, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSUnrealThingsFreq Recommended CDE
8 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity Associated Feature De-realization Scale  Intensity of the associated feature, derealization, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityAFDerealizatnScl Recommended CDE
9 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Outside of the body frequency  Frequency of depersonalization, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSOutsideOfTheBodyFreq Recommended CDE
10 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity Associated Feature Depersonalization Scale  Intensity of the associated feature, depersonalization, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityAFDepersnaltnScl Recommended CDE

Symptoms (Appears Up To 22 Times)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Symptom (Sx) Indicator  Indicator of symptoms, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSSxInd Recommended CDE

Description/Examples (Appears Up To 21 Times)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Frequency Description/examples Text  Description/examples of frequency, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSFreqDescExampleTxt Recommended CDE

QV (Appears Up To 22 Times)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity QV Text  Intensity QV, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityQVTxt Recommended CDE

Trauma-related (Appears Up To 12 Times)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Trauma Related Indicator  Indicator of trauma-related events, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSTraumaRelatedInd Recommended CDE
2 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Trauma-related Time Indicator  Indicator of the time when trauma-related events happen, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSTraumaRelatedTimeInd Recommended CDE

Summary A Event (Appears Up To 3 Times)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Traumatic Event Indicator  Indicates the traumatic event, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSTraumaticEventInd Recommended CDE
2 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - What Happened Text  Description of what happened, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSWhatHappenedTxt Recommended CDE
3 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Decryption text  Description of the event that happened, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSDescrptnTxt Recommended CDE

Summary B (Appears Up To 1 Time)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Unwanted memories frequency  Frequency of having unwanted memories of the event, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSUnwatdMemoFreq Recommended CDE
2 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Unwanted dreams frequency  Frequency of having unwanted dreams of the event, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSUnwatdDrmsFreq Recommended CDE
3 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Sudden act frequency  Frequency of suddenly acting as if the events were happening again, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSSudnActFreq Recommended CDE
4 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Emotionally upset frequency  Frequency of being emotionally upset about the event that the subject was reminded of, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSEmotionallyUpsetFreq Recommended CDE
5 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Physical reactions frequency  Frequency of having physical reactions when the subject was reminded of the event , as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSPhysReactnsFreq Recommended CDE
6 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity B1 Scale  intensity of the event B-1, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityB1Scl Recommended CDE
7 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity B2 Scale  intensity of the event B-2, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityB2Scl Recommended CDE
8 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity B3 Scale  intensity of the event B-3, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityB3Scl Recommended CDE
9 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity B4 Scale  intensity of the event B-4, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityB4Scl Recommended CDE
10 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity B5 Scale  intensity of the event B-5, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityB5Scl Recommended CDE

Summary B-Reexperiencing symptoms (Appears Up To 3 Times)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - B or D Subtotals Score  Subtotals of B. Re-experiencing symptoms or D. Hyperarousal symptoms, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSBOrDSubtotalsScore Recommended CDE
2 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Criterion Symptoms Number  Number of Criterion symptom, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSCritSxNum Recommended CDE

Summary C (Appears Up To 1 Time)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Avoid thoughts feelings frequency  Frequency of avoiding thoughts and feelings about the event, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSAvdThoutsFeelingsFreq Recommended CDE
2 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Avoid activities places people frequency  Frequency of avoiding certain activities, places or people that the subject was reminded of, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSAvdActivtiesPlsPplFreq Recommended CDE
3 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Difficulty remembering frequency  Frequency of having difficulty remembering some important parts of the event, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSDifficltyRememberingFreq Recommended CDE
4 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Less interested frequency  Frequency of being less interested in activities the subject used to enjoy, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSLessInterestedFreq Recommended CDE
5 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Distant cut off frequency  Frequency of feeling distant or cut off from other people, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSDistantCutOffFreq Recommended CDE
6 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Emotionally numb frequency  Frequency of feeling emotionally numb, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSEmotionallyNumbFreq Recommended CDE
7 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - No need to plan frequency  Frequency of feeling there is no need to plan for the future, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSNoNeedToPlanFreq Recommended CDE
8 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity C1 Scale  intensity of the event C-1, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityC1Scl Recommended CDE
9 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity C2 Scale  intensity of the event C-2, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityC2Scl Recommended CDE
10 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity C3 Scale  intensity of the event C-3, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityC3Scl Recommended CDE
11 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity C4 Scale  intensity of the event C-4, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityC4Scl Recommended CDE
12 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity C5 Scale  intensity of the event C-5, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityC5Scl Recommended CDE
13 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity C6 Scale  intensity of the event C-6, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityC6Scl Recommended CDE
14 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity C7 Scale  intensity of the event C-7, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityC7Scl Recommended CDE

Summary C-Avoidance and numbing symptoms (Appears Up To 3 Times)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - C Subtotals Score  Subtotals of C. Avoidance and numbing symptoms, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSCSubtotalsScore Recommended CDE
2 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Criterion Symptoms Number  Number of Criterion symptom, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSCritSxNum Recommended CDE

Summary D (Appears Up To 1 Time)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Problems being asleep frequency  Frequency of having problems falling or staying asleep, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSProbBeingAsleepFreq Recommended CDE
2 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Irritated angry frequency  Frequency of feeling irritable or angry, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSSudnIrritatedAngryFreq Recommended CDE
3 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Difficulty concentrating frequency  Frequency of having difficulty concentrating on what the subject as doing, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSDifficultyConcFreq Recommended CDE
4 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Alert watchful frequency  Frequency of being alert or watchful, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSAlertWatchflFreq Recommended CDE
5 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Strong startle reactions frequency  Frequency of having strong startle reactions, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSStngStartlReactnsFreq Recommended CDE
6 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity D1 Scale  intensity of the event D-1, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityD1Scl Recommended CDE
7 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity D2 Scale  intensity of the event D-2, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityD2Scl Recommended CDE
8 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity D3 Scale  intensity of the event D-3, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityD3Scl Recommended CDE
9 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity D4 Scale  intensity of the event D-4, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityD4Scl Recommended CDE
10 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity D4 Scale  intensity of the event D-4, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityD5Scl Recommended CDE

Summary D-Hyperarousal symptoms (Appears Up To 3 Times)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - B or D Subtotals Score  Subtotals of B. Re-experiencing symptoms or D. Hyperarousal symptoms, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSBOrDSubtotalsScore Recommended CDE
2 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Criterion Symptoms Number  Number of Criterion symptom, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSCritSxNum Recommended CDE

F+I (Appears Up To 22 Times)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Frequency Plus Intensity Score  Sum score of frequency and intensity, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSFPlusIScore Recommended CDE

Total Freq Int and Severity (F+I) (Appears Up To 3 Times)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - B, C, D Subtotals Score  Sum of subtotals of criterion B (items 1-5), criterion C (items 6-7) and criterion D (items 8-14), as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSBCDSubtotalsScore Recommended CDE

Duration of disturbance (Appears Up To 1 Time)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Duration of Disturbance Indicator  Indicator of duration of disturbance, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSDurDisturbanceInd Recommended CDE

Significant distress or impairment in functioning (Appears Up To 1 Time)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Subjective Distress Scale  Scale of subjective distress, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSSubjDistrsScl Recommended CDE
2 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Impairment in Social Functioning Scale  Scale of impairment in social functioning, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSImprmtSocialFuncScl Recommended CDE
3 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Impairment in occupational functioning scale  Scale of impairment in occupational functioning, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSImprmtOccupFuncScl Recommended CDE
4 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Significant Distress or Impairment in Functioning Indicator  Indicator of significant distress or impairment in functioning, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSSignfctDistrsImprmtFuncInd Recommended CDE

PTSD diagnosis (Appears Up To 1 Time)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - PTSD Criteria Indicator  Indicator of whether or not PTSD criteria (A-F) are met, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSPTSDCriteriaInd Recommended CDE
2 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Delay in Onset More Than 6 Months Indicator  Indicator of whether or not delay in onset of symptoms is more than 6 months, PTSD symptoms, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSDelayInOnsetMoreTn6MonInd Recommended CDE
3 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Acute symptoms indicator  Indicator of whether or not duration of symptoms is less than 3 months (acute), as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSAcuteSxInd Recommended CDE

Summary-Global ratings (Appears Up To 1 Time)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Global Validity Scale  Global ratings of validity, PTSD symptoms, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSGlobalValidityScl Recommended CDE
2 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Global Severity Scale  Global ratings of severity, PTSD symptoms, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSGlobalSeverityScl Recommended CDE
3 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Global Improvement Scale  Global ratings of improvement, PTSD symptoms, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSGlobalImprvmtScl Recommended CDE

Sumary-Associated features (Appears Up To 1 Time)

# Title Short Description Variable Name Required? Type
1 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Guilty about what wasn't done frequency  Frequency of feeling guilty about anything the subject did or didn�t do during the event, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSGuiltyAbtWhatWasntDoneFreq Recommended CDE
2 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Survivor guilt frequency  Frequency of feeling guilty about surviving when others did not, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSSurvivorGuiltFreq Recommended CDE
3 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Out of touch frequency  Frequency of feeling out of touch with things going around the subject, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSOutOfTouchFreq Recommended CDE
4 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Unreal things frequency  Frequency of derealization, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSUnrealThingsFreq Recommended CDE
5 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Outside of the body frequency  Frequency of depersonalization, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSOutsideOfTheBodyFreq Recommended CDE
6 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity Associated Feature Guilt Scale  Intensity of the associated feature, guilt, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityAFGuiltScl Recommended CDE
7 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity Associated Feature Survivor Guilt Scale  Intensity of the associated feature, survivor guilt, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityAFSurvGuiltScl Recommended CDE
8 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity Associated Feature Daze Scale  Intensity of the associated feature, being in a daze, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityAFDazeScl Recommended CDE
9 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity Associated Feature De-realization Scale  Intensity of the associated feature, derealization, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityAFDerealizatnScl Recommended CDE
10 Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) - Intensity Associated Feature Depersonalization Scale  Intensity of the associated feature, depersonalization, as part of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS) CAPSIntensityAFDepersnaltnScl Recommended CDE

 Change History

 Administrative Change History