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Cognitive-Behavioral Avoidance Scale

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A multidimensional self-report measure designed to assess the construct of dispositional avoidance.
Clinical Assessments
Emotions; Questionnaire
12/06/2021
cbas01
02/15/2022
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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
cbas_01 Integer Recommended I avoid attending social activities 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_02 Integer Recommended When uncertain about my future, I fail to sit down and think about what I really want. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_03 Integer Recommended I would like to achieve things at work/school, but I have to accept my limits. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_04 Integer Recommended I fail to do what is needed to follow through with achievement goals I have set for myself. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_05 Integer Recommended In order to avoid feelings of disappointment, I just try not to get too serious about work/school. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_06 Integer Recommended Rather than try new activities, I tend to stick with the things I know. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_07 Integer Recommended I choose to turn down opportunities to further my education/career. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_08 Integer Recommended I do not answer the phone in case people are calling with social invitations. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_09 Integer Recommended I quit activities that challenge me too much. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_10 Integer Recommended I try not to think about problems in my personal relationships. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_11 Integer Recommended I think to myself that I will not be able to complete really challenging tasks. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_12 Integer Recommended While I know I should make decisions about my personal relationships, I just let things go on as they are. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_13 Integer Recommended I avoid trying new activities that hold the potential for failure. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_14 Integer Recommended I do not go out to events when I know there will be a lot of people I do not know. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_15 Integer Recommended Instead of thinking about problems in my social life, I tell myself that I prefer to be alone. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_16 Integer Recommended I fail to discuss/address tension that builds in a friendship. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_17 Integer Recommended I find that I often want to leave social gatherings. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_18 Integer Recommended I do not try to think about ways to improve my work/school performance. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_19 Integer Recommended I try not to think about my future and what I will do with my life. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_20 Integer Recommended I just wait out tension in my relationships hoping that it will go away. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_21 Integer Recommended I tend to make up excuses to get out of social activities. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_22 Integer Recommended There is nothing I can do to improve problems in my relationships. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_23 Integer Recommended I turn down opportunities to socialize with the opposite sex. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_24 Integer Recommended I tend to remain to myself during social gatherings or activities. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_25 Integer Recommended I avoid making decisions about my future. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_26 Integer Recommended When I experience confusion in my relationships, I do not try to figure things out. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_27 Integer Recommended While I know that I have to make some important decisions about school/work, I just do not get down to it. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_28 Integer Recommended Rather than getting out and doing things, I just sit at home and watch TV. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_29 Integer Recommended I distract myself when I start to think about my work/school performance. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_30 Integer Recommended I do not bother thinking about how to solve problems in my family – it is useless. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_31 Integer Recommended I find myself avoiding tasks and assignments that are really important. 1::5 1= Not at all true for me; 2= Somewhat true for me; 3= Moderately true for me; 4= Very much true for me; 5= Extremely true for me
cbas_32 Integer Recommended Behavorial Social Subscale Sum of items 1, 8, 14, 15, 17, 21, 23, 24
cbas_33 Integer Recommended Cognitive Nonsocial Subscale Sum of items 2, 4, 5, 7, 18, 19, 25, 27, 29, 31
cbas_34 Integer Recommended Cognitive Social Subscale Sum of items 10, 12, 16, 20, 22, 26, 30
cbas_35 Integer Recommended Behavioral Nonsocial Subscale Sum of items 3, 6, 9, 11, 13, 28
cbas_36 Integer Recommended How helpful you feel the above described type of avoidance strategies are for you in dealing with life situations and problems by circling the number corresponding with helpfulness rating that applies to you: 1::5 1 = Not at all helpful; 2 = Somewhat helpful; 3 = Moderately helpful; 4 = Very much helpful; 5 = Extremely helpful
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