The Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-5 (CAPS-5) is a 30-item structured interview that corresponds to the DSM-5 criteria for PTSD. It is the gold standard in PTSD assessment. 4. DO NOT read rating scale anchors to the respondent. They are intended only for you, the interviewer, because appropriate use requires clinical judgment and a thorough understanding of CAPS-5 scoring conventions. 5. Move through the interview as efficiently as possible to minimize respondent burden. Some useful strategies: a.
CAPS Page 4 Criterion B. The traumatic event is persistently reexperienced in one (or more) of the following ways: 1. (B-1) recurrent and intrusive distressing recollections of the event, including images, thoughts, or perceptions.Note: In young children, repetitive play may occur in which themes or aspects of the trauma are expressed. Developed at the National Center for PTSD and the UCLA Trauma Psychiatry Program, the Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for Children and Adolescents (CAPS-CA) is the standard tool for assessing posttraumatic stress disorder in 8- to 15-year-olds. Like its counterpart for adults (described on page 141), this user-friendly semistructured.
Adult PTSD Self-Report Measures. Below is an alphabetical list of adult self-report measures for PTSD. For each measure, a brief description, sample items, versions, and references are provided. Information on how to obtain the measure is also provided. Davidson Trauma Scale (DTS) Dissociative Subtype of PTSD Scale (DSPS).