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Protocol - PTSD Symptoms and Diagnosis in Children and Adolescents - DSM-5

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Protocol Name from Source:

University of California, Los Angeles, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Reaction Index (UCLA PTSD Index) for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th ed.; DSM-5)

Availability:

Proprietary

Description:

The University of California, Los Angeles, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Reaction Index (UCLA PTSD Index) for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th ed.; DSM-5) is a semi-structured, interview-administered questionnaire that assesses trauma history and the full range of DSM-5 PTSD diagnostic criteria among school-age children and adolescents. A parent/caregiver version is also available.

Protocol:

The University of California, Los Angeles, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Reaction Index (UCLA PTSD Index) for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th ed.; DSM-5) is a proprietary instrument and administration requires a license from UCLA IP Marketplace:

UCLA Technology Development Group
11000 Kinross Avenue, Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1406
Tel. 310-794-0558
Fax 310-794-0638
Email: innovation@research.ucla.edu
[link[tdg.ucla.edu/marketplace|http://tdg.ucla.edu/marketplace]]

Personnel and Training Required

The interviewer must be trained to conduct personal interviews with individuals from the general population. The interviewer must be trained and found to be competent (i.e., tested by an expert) at the completion of personal interviews. The interviewer should be trained to prompt respondents further if a "don’t know" response is provided.

Equipment Needs

None

Requirements

Requirement CategoryRequired
Average time of greater than 15 minutes in an unaffected individualNo
Major equipmentNo
Specialized requirements for biospecimen collectionNo
Specialized trainingNo

Mode of Administration

Self-administered

Life Stage:

Child, Adolescent

Specific Instructions:

The University of California, Los Angeles, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Reaction Index (UCLA PTSD Index) for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th ed.; DSM-5) is a proprietary instrument, and administration requires a license from UCLA IP Marketplace.

This measure includes both the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (4th ed.; DSM-IV) and DSM-5 versions of the UCLA PTSD Index. The PhenX External Review Panel anticipates that scientific demands will dictate that researchers typically collect data in accordance with the most recent PTSD criteria and will use the DSM-5 version of the protocol. However, under special circumstances (e.g., when adding to older, existing data sets), researchers may decide to use the DSM-IV version instead.

Research Domain Information

Release Date:

November 28, 2017

Definition

A questionnaire to assess screening instrument for the assessment of trauma exposure and post-traumatic stress symptoms among children and adolescents.

Purpose

This measure can be used for the assessment of trauma exposure and post-traumatic stress symptoms among children and adolescents. After the occurrence of traumatic events, it can be used to conduct needs assessment, surveillance, screening, clinical evaluation, and treatment outcome evaluation.

Selection Rationale

The University of California, Los Angeles, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Reaction Index (UCLA PTSD Index) for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th ed.; DSM-5) is based on the UCLA PTSD Index for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (4th ed; DSM-IV), a brief, self-administered, widely used measure to assess PTSD symptoms that demonstrates good psychometric properties. The UCLA PTSD Index for DSM-5 provides a quantitative measure of PTSD symptom severity that aligns with the revised diagnostic criteria.

Language

English, Spanish

Standards

StandardNameIDSource

Process and Review

[link[phenx.org/node/103|Expert Review Panel 4]] (ERP 4) reviewed the measures in the Neurology, Psychiatric, and Psychosocial domains.

Guidance from ERP 4 included the following:

· Added new measure

· Created new data dictionary

Source

University of California, Los Angeles, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Reaction Index (UCLA PTSD Index) for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th ed.; DSM-5) is a proprietary instrument and administration requires a license from UCLA IP Marketplace:

UCLA Technology Development Group
11000 Kinross Avenue, Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1406
Tel. 310-794-0558
Fax 310-794-0638
Email: innovation@research.ucla.edu
Website: http://tdg.ucla.edu/marketplace

General References

Elhai, J. D., Layne, C. M., Steinberg, A. S., Vrymer, M. J., Briggs, E. C., Ostrowski, S. A., & Pynoos, R. S. (2013). Psychometric properties of the UCLA PTSD Reaction Index. Part 2: Investigating factor structure findings in a national clinic-referred youth sample. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 26, 10-18.

Halfstad, G. S., Dyb, G., Jensen, T. K., Steinberg, A. M., & Pynoos, R. S. (2014). PTSD prevalence and symptom structure of DSM-5 criteria in adolescents and young adults surviving the 2011 shooting in Norway. Journal of Affective Disorders, 169, 40-46.

Pynoos, R. S., Rodriguez, N., Steinberg, A. M., Stuber, M., & Frederick, C. (1998). UCLA PTSD Index for DSM-IV. Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Trauma Psychiatry Service.

Steinberg, A. M., Brymer, M., Decker, K., & Pynoos, R. S. (2004). The University of California at Los Angeles Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Reaction Index. Current Psychiatry Reports, 6, 96-100.

Steinberg, A. M., Brymer, M. J., Kim, S., Ghosh, C., Ostrowski, S. A., Gulley, K., Briggs, E. C., & Pynoos, R. S. (2013). Psychometric properties of the UCLA PTSD Reaction Index: Part I. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 26, 1-9.

Protocol ID:

121901

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