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						The List of Threatening Experiences (LTE) Questionnaire

Script Author: Katja Borchert, Ph.D. ( for Millisecond Software, LLC
Date: 02-27-2018
last updated:  04-17-2018 by K.Borchert for Millisecond Software LLC

Script Copyright ©  04-17-2018 Millisecond Software


This script implements the The List of Threatening Experiences (LTE) Questionnaire as described in:

Brugha TS, Cragg D (1990). The List of Threatening Experiences: the reliability and validity of a brief life
events questionnaire. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica 82, 77–81.

12 yes-no questions regarding major life events											  

The default data stored in the data files are:

(1) Raw data file: 'lte_q_survey.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: 'lte_q_summary_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)
/LTEscore:						number of affirmed life events

12 yes-no questions regarding major life events	

see section Editable Parameters

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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