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									Adult ADHD Self-Report Scale (ASRS) - 18 questions
SCRIPT INFO

Script Author: Katja Borchert, Ph.D. (katjab@millisecond.com) for Millisecond Software, LLC
Date: 02-28-2018
last updated: 02-28-2018 by K.Borchert for Millisecond Software LLC

Script Copyright © 02-28-2018 Millisecond Software


BACKGROUND INFO

											*Purpose*
This script implements a computerized version of the 18 question Adult ADHD Self-Report Scale (ASRS)
by the World Health Organization (WHO)

paper and pencil form:
http://www.mentalhealthprofessionalsinc.com/Forms/Adult_ADHD_Self-Report_Scale_(ASRS-v1.1).pdf


											  *Task*
18 5-point likert scale, organized in two parts: part A (inattentive), part B (hyperactive/impulsive)


DATA FILE INFORMATION: 
The default data stored in the data files are:

(1) Raw data file: 'asrs_18.iqdat'

date, time, group, subject:		date and time script was run with the current group/subjectnumber 
build:							the Inquisit build 

q*_response:					response given (in assigned values)
q*_latency:						how much time (in ms) the participant spent on the surveypage with this particular question (the last time this particular surveypage was visited)


(2) Summary data file: 'asrs_18_summary.iqdat' (Inquisit Lab: one data file per participant)

script.startdate:				date script was run
script.starttime:				time script was started
script.subjectid:				subject id number
script.groupid:					group id number
script.elapsedtime:				time it took to run script (in ms)
computer.platform:				the platform the script was run on
/completed:						0 = script was not completed (prematurely aborted); 1 = script was completed (all conditions run)
/PartA (inattentive):			the sum of the scores from question1-question9 (Range: 0 - 36)
								("Never"=0, "Rarely"=1, "Sometimes"=2, "Often"=3, "Very often"=4)
								Interpretation: 0-16 = unlikely to have ADHD, 17-23: likely to have ADHD, 24 and above: highly likely to have ADHAD

/PartB (hyperactive/impulsive):	the sum of the scores from question10-question18 (Range: 0 - 36)
								("Never"=0, "Rarely"=1, "Sometimes"=2, "Often"=3, "Very often"=4)
								Interpretation: 0-16 = unlikely to have ADHD, 17-23: likely to have ADHD, 24 and above: highly likely to have ADHAD
								
								
QUESTIONNAIRE SET-UP
PartA (inattentive): q1-q9 (5-point likert scale)
PartB (hyperactive/impulsive): q10-q18 (5 point likert scale)


EDITABLE CODE:
check below for (relatively) easily editable parameters, stimuli, instructions etc. 
Keep in mind that you can use this script as a template and therefore always "mess" with the entire code to further customize your experiment.

The parameters you can change are:

/pageinstructions:			the instructions that appear at the top of each surveypage

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