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									Brief Substance Craving Scale
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Script Author: Katja Borchert, Ph.D. (katjab@millisecond.com) for Millisecond Software, LLC
Date: 02-27-2018
last updated:  11-07-2019 by K. Borchert (katjab@millisecond.com) for Millisecond Software, LLC

Script Copyright © 11-07-2019 Millisecond Software

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BACKGROUND INFO 	
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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

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

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DURATION 
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the default set-up of the script takes less than a minute to complete

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

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

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

q*_response:						response given (in assigned values)
									Scale:
									R = automatically reversed scored questions
									
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)

computer.platform:				the platform the script was run on (win/mac/ios/android)
script.startdate:					date script was run
script.starttime:					time script was started
script.subjectid:					assigned subject id number
script.groupid:					assigned group id number
script.sessionid:					assigned session id number
script.elapsedtime:				time it took to run script (in ms); measured from onset to offset of script
script.completed:					0 = script was not completed (prematurely aborted); 
									1 = script was completed (all conditions run)
									

primarySubstance:				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)


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

q2_frequency_1:					Never = 0
								Almost never =1
								Several times =2
								Regularly =3
								Almost constantly =4

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

q4_number_1: 					textbox response

same for second substance:
secondarySubstance,
q5_intensity_2,
q6_frequency_2,
q7_length_2,
q8_number_2 (textbox response) 

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

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