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4-Item Depressive Symptom Rating Scale

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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
fidsrs01 Integer Recommended Depression Rating 0::3 0= Absent; 1= Mild (Expresses some sadness or discouragement on questioning); 2= Moderate (Distinct depressed mood persisting up to half the time over the last 2 weeks, present daily); 3= Severe (Markedly depressed mood persisting daily over half the time interfering with normal motor and social functioning)
fidsrs02 Integer Recommended Hopelessness Rating 0::3 0= Absent; 1= Mild (Has at times felt hopeless over the last 2 weeks but still has some degree of hope for the future); 2= Moderate (Persistent; moderate sense of hopelessness over the last week. Can be persuaded to acknowledge possibility of things being better); 3= Severe (Persisting and distressing sense of hopelessness)
fidsrs03 Integer Recommended Suicide Rating 0::3 0= Absent; 1= Mild (Frequent thoughts of being better off dead or occassional thoughts of suicide); 2= Moderate (Deliberately considered suicide with a plan but made no attempt); 3= Severe (Suicide attempt apparently designed to end in death [i.e. accidental discovery or inefficient means])
fidsrs04 Integer Recommended Observed Depression Rating 0::3 0= Absent; 1= Mild (Participant appears sad and mournful during parts of the interview involving affectively neutral discussion.); 2= Moderate (Participant appears sad and mournful throughout the interview with gloomy monotonous voice and is tearful or close to tears at times.); 3= Severe (Participant chokes on distressing topics, frequently sighs deeply and cries openly, or is persistently in a state of frozen misery if you are sure this is present.)
fidsrs05 Integer Recommended 4- Item Depressive Total Score
fidsrs06 Integer Recommended Sources of information 1::4 1= Participant; 2= Parents/relatives; 3= Mental health professionals; 4= Chart
fidsrs07 Integer Recommended Reason for questionable validity of assessment 1::6 1= Symptoms possibly drug-induced; 2= Participant uncooperative; 3= Underrated due to lack of rapport; 4= Difficult to assess due to formal thought disorder; 5= Underreported due to negative symptoms; 6= Other
wtar_validity_sp String 100 Recommended Validity issues, specify fidsrs08
fidsrs09 Integer Recommended Confidence in assessment 1::5 1= Not at all; 5= Very confident
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