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									Brief Substance Craving Scale
SCRIPT INFO

Script Author: Katja Borchert, Ph.D. (katjab@millisecond.com) for Millisecond Software, LLC
Date: 02-27-2018
last updated:  02-27-2018 by K.Borchert for Millisecond Software LLC

Script Copyright ©  02-27-2018 Millisecond Software


BACKGROUND INFO

											*Purpose*
This script implements a computerized version of the Brief Substance Craving Scale (BSCS).

Reference:
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.

http://adai.washington.edu/instruments/pdf/Brief_Substance_Craving_Scale_50.pdf


											  *Task*
4 self-report questions regarding 2 potentially craved drugs								  
(intensity, frequency, length and number of times for cravings)											  


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

(1) Raw data file: 'bscs.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: 'bscs_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)

radiobuttons.primarySubstance.response:
None = 0
Downers or Sedatives (Barbiturates, etc.) = 1
Benzos (Valium, Xanax, etc.) = 2
Hallucinogens (including ecstasy) = 3
Alcohol=4
Heroin or other Opiates (Morphine, etc.) =5
Marijuana =6
Stimulants (cocaine, amphetamine) =7
Other (specify): = 8 (other response is stored in raw data file only)


radiobuttons.q1_intensity_1.response:
None at all= 0
Slight= 1
Moderate = 2
Considerable = 3
Extreme =4

radiobuttons.q2_frequency_1.response:
N e v e r = 0
Almost never =1
Several times =2
Regularly =3
Almost constantly =4

radiobuttons.q3_length_1.response:
None at all =0
Very short =1
Short =2
Somewhat long =3
Very long =4

textbox.q4_number_1.response,

same for second substance:
radiobuttons.secondarySubstance.response,
radiobuttons.q5_intensity_2.response,
radiobuttons.q6_frequency_2.response,
radiobuttons.q7_length_2.response,
textbox.q8_number_2.response 


QUESTIONNAIRE SET-UP
intensity, frequency, length and number of times for cravings for 2 potential substances


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:


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