Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale

  title={Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale},
  author={D. D. Blake and F. Weathers and L. Nagy and D. Kaloupek and F. Gusman and D. Charney and T. Keane},
Short Description of Instrument: The Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale (CAPS) is a widely used 30-question interview that queries for a current or lifetime diagnosis of PTSD according to the PTSD DSM-IV criteria. The 17-item Life Events Checklist identifies any traumatic events experienced by the patient in accordance with criterion A. Symptoms are counted as present if they have a frequency score of at least 1 (scale 0 = "none of the time" to 4 = "most or all of the time") and intensity of at… Expand
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The development of a ClinicianAdministered PTSD Scale
  • J Trauma Stress
  • 1995