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DIGS - Anxiety Disorders

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The Diagnostic Interview for Genetic Studies (DIGS), a clinical interview especially constructed for the assessment of major mood and psychotic disorders and their spectrum conditions. The DIGS, which was developed and piloted as a collaborative effort of investigators from sites in the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Genetics Initiative DIGS - Section: Anxiety Disorders doi:10.1001/archpsyc.1994.03950110009002 DOI: 10.1017/s0033291700034796
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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
digs_obsessions Integer Recommended Have you ever been bothered by thoughts that did not make any sense, that kept coming back to you even when you tried not to have them? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_obsessions_y_a String 500 Recommended What were they?
digs_obsessions_y_b String 500 Recommended What did you do about them?
digs_obsessions_y_c Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: Code NO if thoughts, impulses, or images are simply excessive worries about real-life problems. 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_obsessions_y_d Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: Code YES if the person tries to ignore or suppress such thoughts or to neutralize them with some other thought or action. 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_obsessions_y_e Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: Does the person recognize that the obsessions are imposed from within (not from without as in thought insertion)? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_obsessions_y_f Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: Code YES if the thoughts appear to be unrelated to other AXIS I disorders which are present (e.g., Major Depression, Mania, Eating Disorders, Substance Abuse Disorder) or a general medical condition. 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_compul_repeat_act Integer Recommended Have you ever had to repeat some act over and over which you could not resist repeating in order to feel less anxious-like washing your hands, counting things, or checking things? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_compulsions_y_a String 500 Recommended What was it you did over and over?
digs_compulsions_y_b String 500 Recommended What were you afraid would happen if you did not do it?
digs_compulsions_y_c Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: Code YES if the behavior is designed to neutralize or prevent something unwanted, yet is not realistically connected with what it is meant to neutralize or prevent. 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_compulsions_y_d Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: Code YES if the thoughts appear to be unrelated to other AXIS I disorders which are present (e.g., Major Depression, Mania, Eating Disorders, Substance Abuse Disorder) or a general medical condition. 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_compulsions_excessive Integer Recommended Did you ever feel that these behaviors were excessive or unreasonable? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_compulsions_time Integer Recommended How much time did you spend doing (Compulsion) and or thinking about (Obsession) each day? Minutes
digs_compulsions_med_help Integer Recommended Did you seek help from anyone, like a doctor or other professional? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_compulsions_meds Integer Recommended Did you take any medication? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_compulsions_meds_y String 500 Recommended If yes: Specify what medications.
digs_compulsions_effect String 500 Recommended What effect did these (Obsessions and/or Compulsions) have on your life?
digs_compulsions_bother Integer Recommended Did these (Obsessions and/or Compulsions) bother you a lot? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_compulsions_life Integer Recommended Did they significantly interfere with how you managed your work, school, household tasks, or social relationships? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_compulsions_stress Integer Recommended Did these (Obsessions and/or Compulsions) cause you a lot of anxiety or distress? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_compulsions_onset Integer Recommended How old were you the first time you were bothered by (Obsession and/or Compulsion)? Ons Age
digs_compulsions_rec_age Integer Recommended How old were you the last time you were bothered by (Obsession and/or Compulsion)? Rec Age
digs_compulsions_psych_2 Integer Recommended Did you ever have (Obsession and/or Compulsion) at some time other than within two months of having (Depression/Psychosis)? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic Integer Recommended Have you ever had panic attacks or anxiety attacks when you suddenly felt very frightened in situations that are usually not considered threatening? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_n Integer Recommended Have you ever had sudden, unexplained episodes of physical symptoms such as rapid or loud heartbeat, feeling faint or lightheaded, sweating, trembling? How about sudden, unexplained episodes of chest tightness or a feeling of smothering? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_situations String 500 Recommended Describe spells and situations in which (Symptoms indicated above) happen: (Are the attacks predictable?)
digs_panic_prediction Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: Code NO if the attacks were always predictable. Code YES if attacks were at least initially unexpected and seemed to be coming out of the blue even if they later became triggered by one particular stimulus. 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_threat Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: Code NO if the attacks were associated exclusively with physical exertion or life-threatening situations. 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_sym_ever_a Integer Recommended Ever: During the attacks, did you experience any of the following symptoms: sudden rapid heartbeat, your heart pounding loudly? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_sym_ever_b Integer Recommended Ever: During the attacks, did you experience any of the following symptoms: choking? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_sym_ever_c Integer Recommended Ever: During the attacks, did you experience any of the following symptoms: sudden sweating? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_sym_ever_d Integer Recommended Ever: During the attacks, did you experience any of the following symptoms: sudden trembling or shaking? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_sym_ever_e Integer Recommended Ever: During the attacks, did you experience any of the following symptoms: hot flashes or chills? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_sym_ever_f Integer Recommended Ever: During the attacks, did you experience any of the following symptoms: chest tightness or pain? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_sym_ever_g Integer Recommended Ever: During the attacks, did you experience any of the following symptoms: shortness of breath, or a feeling of smothering? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_sym_ever_h Integer Recommended Ever: During the attacks, did you experience any of the following symptoms: dizziness, lightheadedness, feeling unsteady, or faint? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_sym_ever_i Integer Recommended Ever: During the attacks, did you experience any of the following symptoms: numbness or tingling? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_sym_ever_j Integer Recommended Ever: During the attacks, did you experience any of the following symptoms: fear of dying during the attack? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_sym_ever_k Integer Recommended Ever: During the attacks, did you experience any of the following symptoms: nausea or abdominal distress? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_sym_ever_l Integer Recommended Ever: During the attacks, did you experience any of the following symptoms: feeling that you or the world around you was strange or unreal? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_sym_ever_m Integer Recommended Ever: During the attacks, did you experience any of the following symptoms: fear of going crazy or doing something uncontrolled? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_sym_most_a Integer Recommended Most Attacks: During the attacks, did you experience any of the following symptoms: sudden rapid heartbeat, your heart pounding loudly? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_sym_most_b Integer Recommended Most Attacks: During the attacks, did you experience any of the following symptoms: choking? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_sym_most_c Integer Recommended Most Attacks: During the attacks, did you experience any of the following symptoms: sudden sweating? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_sym_most_d Integer Recommended Most Attacks: During the attacks, did you experience any of the following symptoms: sudden trembling or shaking? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_sym_most_e Integer Recommended Most Attacks: During the attacks, did you experience any of the following symptoms: hot flashes or chills? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_sym_most_f Integer Recommended Most Attacks: During the attacks, did you experience any of the following symptoms: chest tightness or pain? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_sym_most_g Integer Recommended Most Attacks: During the attacks, did you experience any of the following symptoms: shortness of breath, or a feeling of smothering? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_sym_most_h Integer Recommended Most Attacks: During the attacks, did you experience any of the following symptoms: dizziness, lightheadedness, feeling unsteady, or faint? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_sym_most_i Integer Recommended Most Attacks: During the attacks, did you experience any of the following symptoms: numbness or tingling? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_sym_most_j Integer Recommended Most Attacks: During the attacks, did you experience any of the following symptoms: fear of dying during the attack? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_sym_most_k Integer Recommended Most Attacks: During the attacks, did you experience any of the following symptoms: nausea or abdominal distress? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_sym_most_l Integer Recommended Most Attacks: During the attacks, did you experience any of the following symptoms: feeling that you or the world around you was strange or unreal? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_sym_most_m Integer Recommended Most Attacks: During the attacks, did you experience any of the following symptoms: fear of going crazy or doing something uncontrolled? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_most_attacks_num Integer Recommended Count positive symptoms from Most Attacks and enter here. Sum of Most Attacks
digs_panic_sym_4_concur Integer Recommended Was there ever a time when four of these symptoms occurred together? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_sym_dev_10 Integer Recommended If yes: Did these symptoms develop and become intense within 10 minutes? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_sym_dev_10_y Integer Recommended If yes: Did this happen more than once? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_attack_num Integer Recommended How many panic attacks like this have you had? Attacks
digs_panic_attacks_4_weeks Integer Recommended Have you ever had at least four of these attacks within a four-week period? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_attack_fear Integer Recommended After having an attack, have you been afraid of having another one? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_consequences Integer Recommended Have you been worried about the implications or consequences of the attack? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_behavior_after Integer Recommended Have you changed your behavior because of the attack? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_behavior_after_y String 500 Recommended If yes to changing behavior: Specify.
digs_panic_behavior_time Integer Recommended How long did the fear, worry or change in your behavior last? Weeks
digs_panic_med_help Integer Recommended Did you seek help from anyone, like a doctor or other professional? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_meds Integer Recommended Did you take any medications for these attacks? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_meds_y String 500 Recommended If yes: Specify medication.
digs_panic_substances Integer Recommended Did you only have the attacks when you were consuming a lot of caffeine or alcohol or taking drugs like amphetamines? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_substances_y String 500 Recommended If yes: Specify.
digs_panic_med_cond Integer Recommended Did a doctor ever tell you that you had a medical condition (e.g., overactive thyroid?) that might have been responsible for these attacks? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_psych_cond Integer Recommended Did a doctor ever tell you that you had a psychiatric condition (e.g., phobias, OCD, PTSD) that might have been responsible for these attacks? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_panic_attack_onset Integer Recommended How old were you the first time you had a panic attack? Ons Age
digs_panic_attack_recent Integer Recommended How old were you the last time you had a panic attack? Rec Age
digs_panic_depression Integer Recommended What proportion of panic attacks have occurred during depression? 0 :: 3;9 0= None; 1= Some; 2= Most; 3= All; 9=Unk
digs_panic_mania Integer Recommended What proportion of panic attacks have occurred during mania? 0 :: 3;9 0= None; 1= Some; 2= Most; 3= All; 9=Unk
digs_panic_other_times Integer Recommended What proportion of panic attacks have occurred at other times? 0 :: 3;9 0= None; 1= Some; 2= Most; 3= All; 9=Unk
digs_phobic_agora Integer Recommended Have you ever been excessively afraid of: Agoraphobic; going out alone, being alone in a crowd or in stores, or being in places where you feel you cannot escape or get help? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_phobic_social Integer Recommended Have you ever been excessively afraid of: Social; doing certain things in front of people like speaking, eating, or writing? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_phobic_simple Integer Recommended Have you ever been excessively afraid of: Simple/Specific; certain animals, heights, or being closed in? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_phobic_avoid_agora Integer Recommended Did you go out of your way to avoid: Agoraphobic fear(s) 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_phobic_avoid_social Integer Recommended Did you go out of your way to avoid: Social fear(s) 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_phobic_avoid_simple Integer Recommended Did you go out of your way to avoid: Simple/Specific fear(s) 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_phobic_agora_desc String 500 Recommended Describe Fear(s) by category: Agoraphobic Fear(s):
digs_phobic_agora_panic Integer Recommended Agoraphobia: Did the avoidant behavior begin during or just after a panic attack? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_phobic_social_desc String 500 Recommended Describe Fear(s) by category: Social Fear(s):
digs_phobic_social_panic Integer Recommended Social: Did the avoidant behavior begin during or just after a panic attack? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_phobic_simple_desc String 500 Recommended Describe Fear(s) by category: Simple/Specific Fear(s):
digs_phobic_simple_panic Integer Recommended Simple/Specific Fears: Did the avoidant behavior begin during or just after a panic attack? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_agora_anx_fear Integer Recommended Agoraphobia: Did you almost always become anxious when you were experiencing (Feared object/situation)? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_agora_anx_more Integer Recommended Agoraphobia: Were you more anxious than you should have been? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_agora_intense_anx Integer Recommended Agoraphobia: INTERVIEWER: Code YES if there is persistent fear of an object, activity, or situation which the subject tends to avoid or else endures with intense anxiety. 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_agora_fear_upset Integer Recommended Agoraphobia: Were you greatly upset about having the fear? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_agora_social_change Integer Recommended Agoraphobia: Because of (Feared object/situation), was there a difference in your social life or in how you managed your work, school, or household tasks? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_agora_other_factors Integer Recommended Agoraphobia: INTERVIEWER: Code YES if the fear is unrelated to substance use, medication effects or a preexisting medical disorder. 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_agora_med_help Integer Recommended Agoraphobia: Did you seek help from anyone, like a doctor or other professional? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_agora_drugs Integer Recommended Agoraphobia: Did you take any medications? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_agora_psych_2 Integer Recommended Agoraphobia: Did you ever have this problem at some time other than two months before or after having (Depression/Psychosis)? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_agora_social_change_y String 500 Recommended Agoraphobia: If yes to difference in your social life or in how you managed your work, school, or household tasks: Specify:
digs_agora_drugs_y String 500 Recommended Agoraphobia: If yes to taking any medications: Specify:
digs_agora_onset Integer Recommended Agoraphobia: How old were you the first time you had this problem? Ons Age
digs_agora_recent Integer Recommended Agoraphobia: How old were you the last time you had this problem? Rec Age
digs_social_anx_fear Integer Recommended Social: Did you almost always become anxious when you were experiencing (Feared object/situation)? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_social_anx_more Integer Recommended Social: Were you more anxious than you should have been? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_social_intense_anx Integer Recommended Social: INTERVIEWER: Code YES if there is persistent fear of an object, activity, or situation which the subject tends to avoid or else endures with intense anxiety. 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_social_fear_upset Integer Recommended Social: Were you greatly upset about having the fear? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_social_social_change Integer Recommended Social: Because of (Feared object/situation), was there a difference in your social life or in how you managed your work, school, or household tasks? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_social_other_factors Integer Recommended Social: INTERVIEWER: Code YES if the fear is unrelated to substance use, medication effects or a preexisting medical disorder. 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_social_med_help Integer Recommended Social: Did you seek help from anyone, like a doctor or other professional? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_social_drugs Integer Recommended Social: Did you take any medications? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_social_psych_2 Integer Recommended Social: Did you ever have this problem at some time other than two months before or after having (Depression/Psychosis)? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_social_6_months Integer Recommended Social: INTERVIEWER: Code YES if phobia lasted at least 6 months. 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_social_change_y String 500 Recommended Social: If yes to difference in your social life or in how you managed your work, school, or household tasks: Specify:
digs_social_drugs_y String 500 Recommended Social: If yes to taking any medications: Specify:
digs_social_onset Integer Recommended Social: How old were you the first time you had this problem? Ons Age
digs_social_recent Integer Recommended Social: How old were you the last time you had this problem? Rec Age
digs_simple_anx_fear Integer Recommended Simple/Specific: Did you almost always become anxious when you were experiencing (Feared object/situation)? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_simple_anx_more Integer Recommended Simple/Specific: Were you more anxious than you should have been? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_simple_intense_anx Integer Recommended Simple/Specific: INTERVIEWER: Code YES if there is persistent fear of an object, activity, or situation which the subject tends to avoid or else endures with intense anxiety. 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_simple_fear_upset Integer Recommended Simple/Specific: Were you greatly upset about having the fear? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_simple_social_change Integer Recommended Simple/Specific: Because of (Feared object/situation), was there a difference in your social life or in how you managed your work, school, or household tasks? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_simple_other_factors Integer Recommended Simple/Specific: INTERVIEWER: Code YES if the fear is unrelated to substance use, medication effects or a preexisting medical disorder. 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_simple_med_help Integer Recommended Simple/Specific: Did you seek help from anyone, like a doctor or other professional? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_simple_drugs Integer Recommended Simple/Specific: Did you take any medications? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_simple_psych_2 Integer Recommended Simple/Specific: Did you ever have this problem at some time other than two months before or after having (Depression/Psychosis)? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_simple_social_y String 500 Recommended Simple/Specific: If yes to difference in your social life or in how you managed your work, school, or household tasks: Specify:
digs_simple_drugs_y String 500 Recommended Simple/Specific: If yes to taking any medications: Specify:
digs_simple_onset Integer Recommended Simple/Specific: How old were you the first time you had this problem? Ons Age
digs_simple_recent Integer Recommended Simple/Specific: How old were you the last time you had this problem? Rec Age
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