Brief Substance Craving Scale (BSCS)

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Brief Substance Craving Scale (BSCS)

A short self-report measure that assesses substane cravings designed by Somoza et al (1995).
Duration: 1 minutes
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Somoza, E., Dyrenforth, S., Goldsmith, J., Mezinskis, J., & Cohen, M., 1995. In search of a universal drug craving scale. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, Miami Florida.

Elkashef, Holmes, Bloch, Shoptaw, Kampman, Reid, . . . Vocci. (2005). Retrospective analyses of pooled data from CREST I and CREST II trials for treatment of cocaine dependence. Addiction, 100, 91-101.

Adler, L., Guida, F., Irons, S., & Shaw, D. (2010). Open Label Pilot Study of Atomoxetine in Adults With ADHD and Substance Use Disorder. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 6(3-4), 196-207.

Schmitz, J., Green, C., Hasan, K., Vincent, J., Suchting, R., Weaver, M., . . . Lane, S. (2017). PPAR-gamma agonist pioglitazone modifies craving intensity and brain white matter integrity in patients with primary cocaine use disorder: A double-blind randomized controlled pilot trial. Addiction (Abingdon, England), 112(10), 1861-1868.