User Manual for Inquisit's Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS)


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							Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS) - Screener/Recent/Self-Report
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Script Author: Katja Borchert, Ph.D. (katjab@millisecond.com) for Millisecond Software, LLC
Date: 03-13-2018
last updated:  02-17-2022 by K. Borchert (katjab@millisecond.com) for Millisecond Software, LLC

Script Copyright © 02-17-2022 Millisecond Software

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BACKGROUND INFO 	
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This script implements the Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS) - Screener/Recent/Self-Report

http://cssrs.columbia.edu/

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OVERVIEW
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6 screener question to screen for suicide ideation and preparatory suicide behavior 
											  
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DURATION 
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the default set-up of the script takes less than 1 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: 'c_ssrs.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: 1 = yes; 0 = no
								no 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: 'c_ssrs_summary.iqdat' (Inquisit Lab: one data file per participant)

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

radiobuttons.q1_ideation1.response-
radiobuttons.q6_suicidebehavior.response: 				the responses to the 6 questions
													1 = yes; 0 = no
								
dropdown.q6_timespan:			timeframe of reported suicide preparation
								

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QUESTIONNAIRE SET-UP
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q1-q5: screening for suicide ideations (if q2 is negated, ideation3-4 are skipped) during the last Month
1 -> Wish to be dead
2 -> Non-Specific Active Suicidal Thoughts
3 -> Active Suicidal Ideation with Any Methods (Not Plan) without Intent to Act
4 -> Active Suicidal Ideation with Some Intent to Act, without Specific Plan
5 -> Active Suicidal Ideation with Specific Plan and Intent

q6: screening for preparatory suicide behaviors during the last 3 months/entire lifetime