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DIGS - Somatization

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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: Somatization doi:10.1001/archpsyc.1994.03950110009002 DOI: 10.1017/s0033291700034796
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06/07/2022
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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
digs_soma_phy_med_prob Integer Recommended Before age 30, (or currently, if subject is younger than 30 years old) did/do you have a lot of physical health problems or medical problems? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_resp_med_prob String 1,000 Recommended Was treatment sought, how often? How impairing? Record Response:
digs_soma_skip_work_head Integer Recommended Have you missed work or school more than twice because of headaches? 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Unknown
digs_soma_temp_blind Integer Recommended Have you ever had any neurological problems such as: Temporary blindness in one or both eyes lasting several seconds or more? 0 :: 4 0= None; 1= Yes, mild (never saw physician, never took medication, did not interfere with usual activities); 2= Yes, always secondary to alcohol or drug use; 3= Yes, always part of medically explained physical disorder; 4= Yes, medically unexplained.
digs_soma_double_vision Integer Recommended Have you ever had any neurological problems such as: Double Vision 0 :: 4 0= None; 1= Yes, mild (never saw physician, never took medication, did not interfere with usual activities); 2= Yes, always secondary to alcohol or drug use; 3= Yes, always part of medically explained physical disorder; 4= Yes, medically unexplained.
digs_soma_loss_hearing Integer Recommended Have you ever had any neurological problems such as: Completely losing your hearing for a few seconds or longer 0 :: 4 0= None; 1= Yes, mild (never saw physician, never took medication, did not interfere with usual activities); 2= Yes, always secondary to alcohol or drug use; 3= Yes, always part of medically explained physical disorder; 4= Yes, medically unexplained.
digs_soma_paralyzed Integer Recommended Have you ever had any neurological problems such as: Being paralyzed, where you could not move a part of your body for at least a few minutes 0 :: 4 0= None; 1= Yes, mild (never saw physician, never took medication, did not interfere with usual activities); 2= Yes, always secondary to alcohol or drug use; 3= Yes, always part of medically explained physical disorder; 4= Yes, medically unexplained.
digs_soma_weakness Integer Recommended Have you ever had any neurological problems such as: Periods of weakness where you could not lift or move things you could normally lift or move 0 :: 4 0= None; 1= Yes, mild (never saw physician, never took medication, did not interfere with usual activities); 2= Yes, always secondary to alcohol or drug use; 3= Yes, always part of medically explained physical disorder; 4= Yes, medically unexplained.
digs_soma_walking Integer Recommended Have you ever had any neurological problems such as: Trouble walking (balance or coordination problems) 0 :: 4 0= None; 1= Yes, mild (never saw physician, never took medication, did not interfere with usual activities); 2= Yes, always secondary to alcohol or drug use; 3= Yes, always part of medically explained physical disorder; 4= Yes, medically unexplained.
digs_soma_unable_urinate Integer Recommended Have you ever had any neurological problems such as: Being unable to urinate or having difficulty urinating for 24 hours or longer or having to be catheterized (other than after childbirth or surgery) 0 :: 4 0= None; 1= Yes, mild (never saw physician, never took medication, did not interfere with usual activities); 2= Yes, always secondary to alcohol or drug use; 3= Yes, always part of medically explained physical disorder; 4= Yes, medically unexplained.
digs_soma_diff_swallow Integer Recommended Have you ever had any neurological problems such as: Having a lump in your throat that made it difficult to swallow (other than when you feel like crying) 0 :: 4 0= None; 1= Yes, mild (never saw physician, never took medication, did not interfere with usual activities); 2= Yes, always secondary to alcohol or drug use; 3= Yes, always part of medically explained physical disorder; 4= Yes, medically unexplained.
digs_soma_seiz_convuls Integer Recommended Have you ever had any neurological problems such as: Having a seizure or convulsion (where you had staring spells or were unconscious and your body jerked) 0 :: 4 0= None; 1= Yes, mild (never saw physician, never took medication, did not interfere with usual activities); 2= Yes, always secondary to alcohol or drug use; 3= Yes, always part of medically explained physical disorder; 4= Yes, medically unexplained.
digs_soma_fainting Integer Recommended Have you ever had any neurological problems such as: Being unconscious or fainting (not seizures) 0 :: 4 0= None; 1= Yes, mild (never saw physician, never took medication, did not interfere with usual activities); 2= Yes, always secondary to alcohol or drug use; 3= Yes, always part of medically explained physical disorder; 4= Yes, medically unexplained.
digs_soma_amnesia Integer Recommended Have you ever had any neurological problems such as: Amnesia for a period of several hours or days where you could not remember afterwards anything that happened? 0 :: 4 0= None; 1= Yes, mild (never saw physician, never took medication, did not interfere with usual activities); 2= Yes, always secondary to alcohol or drug use; 3= Yes, always part of medically explained physical disorder; 4= Yes, medically unexplained.
digs_soma_neuro_other Integer Recommended Have you ever had any neurological problems such as: Other similar symptoms, such as loss of speech, or numbness in a part of the body 0 :: 4 0= None; 1= Yes, mild (never saw physician, never took medication, did not interfere with usual activities); 2= Yes, always secondary to alcohol or drug use; 3= Yes, always part of medically explained physical disorder; 4= Yes, medically unexplained.
digs_soma_neuro_other_note String 500 Recommended Specify: Other similar symptoms, such as loss of speech, or numbness in a part of the body
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