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Brown Assessment of Beliefs Scale

98 Shared Subjects

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Clinical Assessments
Cognitive
01/19/2017
babs01
01/19/2017
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Query Element Name Data Type Size Required Description Value Range Notes Aliases
subjectkey GUID Required The NDAR Global Unique Identifier (GUID) for research subject NDAR*
src_subject_id String 20 Required Subject ID how it's defined in lab/project
interview_date Date Required Date on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYY
interview_age Integer Required Age in months at the time of the interview/test/sampling/imaging. 0 :: 1260 Age is rounded to chronological month. If the research participant is 15-days-old at time of interview, the appropriate value would be 0 months. If the participant is 16-days-old, the value would be 1 month.
sex String 20 Required Sex of subject at birth M;F; O; NR M = Male; F = Female; O=Other; NR = Not reported gender
Query bkgrnd_diag String 1,020 Recommended Diagnosis. Provided by parent
strtx1 String 250 Recommended Treatment received
Query belief String 500 Recommended Describe principal belief(s) during the past week:
Query conviction Integer Recommended Conviction: How convinced are you of these ideas/beliefs? Are you certain your ideas/beliefs are accurate? 0::4 0 = Completely convinced beliefs are false (0% certainty); 1 = Beliefs are probably not true, or substantial doubt exists; 2 = Beliefs may or may not be true, or unable to decide whether beliefs are true or not; 3 = Fairly convinced that beliefs are true but an element of doubt exists; 4 = Completely convinced about the reality of held beliefs (100% certainty)
Query perception Integer Recommended Perception of others' views of beliefs: What do you think other people (would) think of your beliefs? How certain are you that most people think your beliefs make sense? 0::4 0 = Completely certain that most people think these beliefs are unrealistic; 1 = Fairly certain that most people think these beliefs are unrealistic; 2 = Others may or may not think beliefs are unrealistic, or uncertain about others' views concerning these beliefs; 3 = Fairly certain that most people think these beliefs are realistic; 4 = Completely certain that most people think these beliefs are realistic
Query explanation Integer Recommended Explanation of differing views: How do you explain the difference between what you think and what others think about the accuracy of your beliefs? 0::4 0 = Completely certain that beliefs are unrealistic or absurd; 1 = Fairly certain that beliefs are unrealistic; 2 = Uncertain about why others don't agree - beliefs may be unrealistic OR others may be wrong; 3 = Farily certain that beliefs are true, view of others is less accurate; 4 = Completely certain that beliefs are true, view of others is not accurate
Query fixity Integer Recommended Fixity of ideas: If I were to question/challenge the accuracy of your beliefs, what would your reaction be? Could I convince you that you're wrong? 0::4 0 = Eager to consider the possiblity that beliefs may be false; demonstrates no reluctance to entertain this possibility; 1 = Easily willing to consider the possiblity that beliefs may be false, reluctance to do so is minimal; 2 = Somewhat willing to consider the possbility that beliefs may be false, but moderate resistance is present; 3 = Clearly reluctant to consider the possbility that beliefs may be false, reluctance is significant; 4 = Absolutely refuses to consider the possiblity that beliefs may be false-i.e., beliefs are fixed
Query disprove Integer Recommended Attempt to disprove ideas. How actively do you try to disprove or reject your ideas/beliefs? How much of an effort do you make to convince yourself that your beliefs are inaccurate? 0::4 0 = Always involved in trying to disprove beliefs, or not necessary to disprove because beliefs are not true; 1 = Usually tries to disprove beliefs; 2 = Sometimes tries to disprove beliefs; 3 = Occasionally attempts to disprove beliefs; 4 = Makes no attempt to disprove beliefs
Query insightful Integer Recommended Insight. What do you think has caused you to have these beliefs? Do they have a psychiatric (or psychological) cause, or are they actually true? 0::4 0 = Beliefs definitely have a psychiatric/psychological cause; 1 = Beliefs probably have a psychiatric/psychological cause; 2 = Beliefs possibly have a psychiatric/psychological cause; 3 = Beliefs probably do not have a psychiatric/psychological cause; 4 = Beliefs definitely do not have a psychiatric/psychological cause
Query idor Integer Recommended Ideas/Delusions Of Reference: Does it ever seem that people are talking about you or taking special notice of you because of your belief? 0::4 0 = No, others definitely do not take special notice of me; 1 = Others probably do not take special notice of me; 2 = Others may or may not take special notice of me; 3 = Others probably do take special notice of me; 4 = Others definitely do take special notice of me. Additional item (Do not include in total score)
Query babs_total Integer Recommended Total BABS score Sum of Questions 1 - 6
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