TABLE 3.

Assessment Instruments

InstrumentAbbreviationT1T2*T3T4Brief Description
Demographicsff,mf,mFamily composition and SES
Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia-Lifetime VersionSADS-Lf,mSemi-structured interview for diagnosing mood disorders and other psychopathology (adult)
Streamlined Longitudinal Interval Continuation EvaluationSLICEf,mf,mModified version of the Longitudinal Follow-up Evaluation (LIFE), diagnosing psychopathology at follow-up (adult)
Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia for School-Age Children, Epidomiologic Version RevisedKiddie-SADS-E-RcSemi-structured interview for diagnosing mood disorders and other psychopathology (child)
Kiddie-Streamlined Longitudinal Interval Continuation EvaluationK-SLICEccModified version of the Longitudinal Follow-Up Evaluation (LIFE); diagnosing psychopathology at follow-up (child)
Global Assessment ScaleGASm,fm,fm,fGlobal functioning (symptoms, impairment, and social functioning)
Youth Self-ReportYSRcccSelf-rated adaptive and maladaptive behaviors and psychopathology
Semistructured Interview about the InterventionSIIm,fm,fm,fm,fCoded into changes in child-related behavior and attitudes to determine impact of the disorder and the intervention on parents
Semi-structured Child InterviewSCIccccAssessed child’s understanding of parental mood disorders
  • m indicates mother; f, father; c, children.

  • * Administered immediately after intervention.