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Distress Tolerance Scale (DTS)

766 Shared Subjects

N/A
Clinical Assessments
Stress
01/13/2016
distress01
09/27/2022
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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 gender
Query dts_1 Integer Recommended Feeling distressed or upset is unbearable to me 1::5 1 = Strongly agree; 2 = Mildly agree; 3 = Agree and disagree equally; 4 = Mildly disagree; 5 = Strongly disagree dts1
Query dts_2 Integer Recommended When I feel distressed or upset, all I can think about it how bad I feel. 1::5 1 = Strongly agree; 2 = Mildly agree; 3 = Agree and disagree equally; 4 = Mildly disagree; 5 = Strongly disagree dts2
Query dts_3 Integer Recommended I can't handle feeling distressed or upset 1::5 1 = Strongly agree; 2 = Mildly agree; 3 = Agree and disagree equally; 4 = Mildly disagree; 5 = Strongly disagree dist_ups, dts3
Query dts_4 Integer Recommended My feelings of distress or being upset are so intense that they completely take over 1::5 1 = Strongly agree; 2 = Mildly agree; 3 = Agree and disagree equally; 4 = Mildly disagree; 5 = Strongly disagree dts4
Query dts_5 Integer Recommended There's nothing worse that feeling distressed or upset 1::5 1 = Strongly agree; 2 = Mildly agree; 3 = Agree and disagree equally; 4 = Mildly disagree; 5 = Strongly disagree dts5
Query dts_6 Integer Recommended I can tolerate being distressed or upset as well as most people 1::5 5 = Strongly agree; 4 = Mildly agree; 3 = Agree and disagree equally; 2 = Mildly disagree; 1 = Strongly disagree dts7
Query dts_7 Integer Recommended My feelings of distress or being upset are not acceptable. 1::5 1 = Strongly agree; 2 = Mildly agree; 3 = Agree and disagree equally; 4 = Mildly disagree; 5 = Strongly disagree dts8
Query dts_8 Integer Recommended I'll do anything to avoid feeling distressed or upset 1::5 1 = Strongly agree; 2 = Mildly agree; 3 = Agree and disagree equally; 4 = Mildly disagree; 5 = Strongly disagree dts9, stop
Query dts_9 Integer Recommended Other people seem to be able to tolerate feeling distressed or upset better than I am 1::5 1 = Strongly agree; 2 = Mildly agree; 3 = Agree and disagree equally; 4 = Mildly disagree; 5 = Strongly disagree dts10, tolerate
Query dts_10 Integer Recommended Being distressed or upset is always a major ordeal for me 1::5 1 = Strongly agree; 2 = Mildly agree; 3 = Agree and disagree equally; 4 = Mildly disagree; 5 = Strongly disagree dts11, ordeal
Query dts_11 Integer Recommended I am ashamed of myself when I feel distressed or upset 1::5 1 = Strongly agree; 2 = Mildly agree; 3 = Agree and disagree equally; 4 = Mildly disagree; 5 = Strongly disagree dts12
Query dts_12 Integer Recommended My feelings of distress or being upset scare me 1::5 1 = Strongly agree; 2 = Mildly agree; 3 = Agree and disagree equally; 4 = Mildly disagree; 5 = Strongly disagree dist_scare, dts13
Query dts_13 Integer Recommended I'll do anything to stop feeling distressed or upset 1::5 1 = Strongly agree; 2 = Mildly agree; 3 = Agree and disagree equally; 4 = Mildly disagree; 5 = Strongly disagree dts14
Query dts_14 Integer Recommended When I feel distressed or upset, I must do something about it immediately 1::5 1 = Strongly agree; 2 = Mildly agree; 3 = Agree and disagree equally; 4 = Mildly disagree; 5 = Strongly disagree dts15
Query dts_15 Integer Recommended When I feel distressed or upset, I cannot help but concentrate of how bad the distress actually feels 1::5 1 = Strongly agree; 2 = Mildly agree; 3 = Agree and disagree equally; 4 = Mildly disagree; 5 = Strongly disagree concentrate, dts16
Query dts_tol Float Recommended Tolerance = mean of items 1, 3 and 5
Query dts_abs Float Recommended Absorption = mean of items 2, 4, and 15
Query dts_app Float Recommended Appraisal = mean of items 6 (reverse scored), 7, 9, 10, 11, and 12
Query dts_reg Float Recommended Regulation = mean of items 8, 13, and 14
Query dts_tot Float Required DTS total = mean of tolerance, absorption, appraisal, and regulation subscale scores
free_of_feelings Integer Recommended I must be free of disturbing feelings as quickly as possible; I can't bear if they continue. 0::4 0= Describes Me Very Little; 1= A Little; 2= Some; 3= Much; 4= Describes me Very Much
situations Integer Recommended I can't stand situations where I might feel upset. 0::4 0= Describes Me Very Little; 1= A Little; 2= Some; 3= Much; 4= Describes me Very Much
bear Integer Recommended I can't bear disturbing feelings. 0::4 0= Describes Me Very Little; 1= A Little; 2= Some; 3= Much; 4= Describes me Very Much
asi16 Integer Recommended It scares me when I am nervous. 0::4 0 = very little; 1 = a little; 2= some; 3 = much; 4 = or very much nerv_scare
time__point01 Integer Recommended Timepoint 1::6 1 = Screening; 2 = Baseline; 3 = Mid-way; 4 = One Month; 5 = Three Months; 6 = Final
devs_8 Integer Recommended 8. If at the beginning of the treatment you knew as much about the intervention as you do now, how inclined would you have been in still participating? 1::9 1 = None at all; 5 = Somewhat inclined; 9 = Very inclined
devs_9 Integer Recommended 9. How likely are you to recommend this type of treatment to someone with similar problems? 1::9 1 = None at all; 5 = Somewhat likely; 9 = Very likely
devs_score Integer Recommended Score 10::90
visit String 60 Recommended Visit name
devs_1 Integer Recommended 1. How much distress did you experience during the first assessment session? 1::9 1 = None at all; 5 = Somewhat distressed; 9 = Very distressed
devs_2 Integer Recommended 2. How much distress did you experience during the first treatment session? 1::9 1 = None at all; 5 = Somewhat distressed; 9 = Very distressed
devs_3 Integer Recommended 3. On leaving the first treatment session, how much distress did you experience for the next few hours? 1::9 1 = None at all; 5 = Somewhat distressed; 9 = Very distressed
devs_4 Integer Recommended 4. How anxious were you about returning to the second treatment session? 1::9 1 = None at all; 5 = Somewhat anxious; 9 = Very distressed
devs_5 Integer Recommended 5. Overall, how intrusive did you find the whole intervention? 1::9 1 = None at all; 5 = Somewhat intrusive; 9 = Very intrusive
devs_6 Integer Recommended 6. Overall, how distressing did you find the whole intervention? 1::9 1 = None at all; 5 = Somewhat distressing; 9 = Very distressed
devs_7 Integer Recommended 7. Overall, how exhausting did you find the whole intervention? 1::9 1 = None at all; 5 = Somewhat exhausting; 9 = Very exhausting
devs_10 Integer Recommended 10. Do you believe that you received value for your time and money? 1::9 1 = None at all; 5 = Somewhat; 9 = Very much so
dts6 Integer Recommended My feelings of distress or being upset are just an acceptable part of life. 1::5 1 = Strongly agree; 2 = Mildly agree; 3 = Agree and disagree equally; 4 = Mildly disagree; 5 = Strongly disagree
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