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The Filter Cart provides a powerful way to query and access data for which you may be interested.  

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First, the filter cart is populated asyncronously.  So, when you run a query, it may take a moment to populate but this will happen in the background so you can define other queries during this time.  

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Competencies of Cognitive Therapy Scale



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Element NameData TypeSizeRequiredDescriptionValue RangeNotesAliases
subjectkeyGUIDRequiredThe NDAR Global Unique Identifier (GUID) for research subjectNDAR*
src_subject_idString20RequiredSubject ID how it's defined in lab/project
interview_ageIntegerRequiredAge in months at the time of the interview/test/sampling/imaging.0 :: 1260Age 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.
interview_dateDateRequiredDate on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYYRequired field
sexString20RequiredSex of the subjectM;FM = Male; F = Femalegender
ccts_bdcIntegerRecommendedRather than letting a challenge overwhelm me, I imagined how to break the challenge down, developed a plan, and worked on it step-by-step.1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_roneIntegerRecommendedAt times when my mood was at its lowest, I stepped back and recognized that my self evaluations were probably overly negative.1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_pintIntegerRecommendedI was aware of some specific patterns in negative thinking that have tended to affect the way I interpret new situations.1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_entIntegerRecommendedI made an effort to evaluate my negative thoughts by considering just the facts.1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_eeIntegerRecommendedI examined evidence from my past or present to more carefully consider whether my negative thoughts are accurate or not.1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_poaIntegerRecommendedWhen my negative thoughts and emotions really bothered me, I had a specific action plan of things I could do to cope.1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_nerIntegerRecommendedWhen I had a negative emotional reaction, I noticed my negative thinking, and took time to evaluate my negative thoughts.1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_ovIntegerRecommendedWhen I evaluated a situation as negative, I tried to think of how someone else would view the situation, and I used that to help me decide how to re-evaluate the situation myself.1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_qontIntegerRecommendedI questioned my original negative thoughts and made an effort to develop alternative conclusions.1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_rnfIntegerRecommendedI recognized that negative feelings are related to negative thoughts I have about myself.1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_wdbvIntegerRecommendedWhen I found myself upset about something, I took note of what I was thinking and worked to develop a more balanced view.1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_nlaIntegerRecommendedI recognized that beliefs I formed on the basis of past events and relationships may no longer be applicable in the same way today.1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_ritIntegerRecommendedI have been recognizing that inaccurate, negative thoughts and judgments help to maintain my depression.1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_aspIntegerRecommendedI have been aware of specific patterns in my negative thinking beliefs that tend to fuel my negative emotions.1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_rrcIntegerRecommendedWhen I found myself worrying that something bad would happen, I reminded myself that the consequences might not be so terrible even if it did happen.1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_ecntIntegerRecommendedWhen I made an effort to correct my negative thinking, I was confident that my mood would get better.1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_emiaIntegerRecommendedWhen I was upset, I made an effort to engage in enjoyable activities that would be likely to improve my mood.1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_fdaIntegerRecommendedWhen I have felt down, I engaged in activities that were enjoyable or gave me a sense of accomplishment (to try to help my mood).1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_cieIntegerRecommendedI have been confident that if I made an effort to be less pessimistic, my mood would improve.1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_crrIntegerRecommendedI caught myself thinking negatively, recognized the negative bias, and re-evaluated the situation.1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_dmrvIntegerRecommendedI often caught myself thinking in an irrational way and I actively worked to develop more rational views.1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_btuIntegerRecommendedWhen I had a task that I might have had trouble undertaking, I made an effort to break the task up into smaller parts.1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_rstIntegerRecommendedI took time to review specific thoughts I had during the most upsetting parts of my day.1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_cofIntegerRecommendedWhen I blamed myself for something bad that happened, I took time to consider other factors that may have been involved.1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_biwIntegerRecommendedI believed that working to more carefully evaluate my negative thoughts would probably help ease my depression.1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_natsIntegerRecommendedI noticed specific automatic thoughts as they occurred.1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_naIntegerRecommendedRather than avoiding a difficult decision, I weighed my options, developed a solution, and followed through with the decision I made.1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_sbusIntegerRecommendedWhen I got upset, I took time to step back from a situation and consider that my negative thoughts might be inaccurate.1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_batiIntegerRecommendedWhen I had a tough interpersonal issue to address, I thought through how to be assertive in addressing the issue, tried to anticipate obstacles I might encounter, and initiated a conversation on the topic.1::7 ; -91 = not at all; 7 = completely; -9 = missing
ccts_ataIntegerRecommendedAutomatic Thoughts: Ability
ccts_atfIntegerRecommendedAutomatic Thoughts: Frequency
ccts_atiIntegerRecommendedAutomatic Thoughts: Independence
ccts_baaIntegerRecommendedBehavioral Activation: Ability
ccts_bafIntegerRecommendedBehavioral Activation: Frequency
ccts_baiIntegerRecommendedBehavioral Activation: Independence
ccts_cbaIntegerRecommendedCore Beliefs: Ability
ccts_cbfIntegerRecommendedCore Beliefs: Frequency
ccts_cbiIntegerRecommendedCore Beliefs: Independence
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This page displays the data structure defined for the measure identified in the title and structure short name. The table below displays a list of data elements in this structure (also called variables) and the following information:

  • Element Name: This is the standard element name
  • Data Type: Which type of data this element is, e.g. String, Float, File location.
  • Size: If applicable, the character limit of this element
  • Required: This column displays whether the element is Required for valid submissions, Recommended for valid submissions, Conditional on other elements, or Optional
  • Description: A basic description
  • Value Range: Which values can appear validly in this element (case sensitive for strings)
  • Notes: Expanded description or notes on coding of values
  • Aliases: A list of currently supported Aliases (alternate element names)
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Distribution for DataStructure: ccts01 and Element:
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Filters enable researchers to view the data shared in NDA before applying for access or for selecting specific data for download or NDA Study assignment. For those with access to NDA shared data, you may select specific values to be included by selecting an individual bar chart item or by selecting a range of values (e.g. interview_age) using the "Add Range" button. Note that not all elements have appropriately distinct values like comments and subjectkey and are not available for filtering. Additionally, item level detail is not always provided by the research community as indicated by the number of null values given.

Filters for multiple data elements within a structure are supported. Selections across multiple data structures will be supported in a future version of NDA.