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SELF-INJURIOUS THOUGHTS AND BEHAVIORS INTERVIEW (SITBI) - short form
Script Author: Katja Borchert, Ph.D. (email@example.com) for Millisecond Software, LLC
last updated: 04-19-2018 by K.Borchert for Millisecond Software LLC
Script Copyright © 04-19-2018 Millisecond Software
This script implements a computerized version of the Self-Injurious Thoughts and Behaviors Interview (SITBI)
(short-form) as described in:
Nock, M. K., Holmberg, E. B., Photos, V. I., & Michel, B. D. (2007). The Self-Injurious Thoughts and Behaviors Interview:
Development, reliability, and validity in an adolescent sample. Psychological Assessment, 19, 309-317.
SITBI is an interview-based measure to uniformly assess the presence, frequency, and characteristics of
(a) suicidal ideation, (b) suicide plans, (c) suicide gestures, (d) suicide attempts, and (e) NSSI.
(from: Nock et al, 2007, p.310). The script contains 72 questions.
DATA FILE INFORMATION:
The default data stored in the data files are:
(1) Raw data file: 'SITBI.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 the participant spent on the surveypage with this particular question
(the last time this particular surveypage was visited)
(2) Summary data file: 'SITBI_summary*.iqdat' (a separate file for each 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)
20 surveypages running 72 questions
By default, none of the questions have to be answered to move on. To change, go
to section QUESTIONS and follow further instructions.
can be changed under Editable Values
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:
/title: the survey title
/instructions: the SITBI instructions