Questions about behavioral function in mental illness (QABF-MI): a behavior checklist for functional assessment of maladaptive behavior exhibited by individuals with mental illness.

@article{Singh2006QuestionsAB,
  title={Questions about behavioral function in mental illness (QABF-MI): a behavior checklist for functional assessment of maladaptive behavior exhibited by individuals with mental illness.},
  author={Nirbhay N. Singh and Johnny L. Matson and Giulio E. Lancioni and A. Narain Singh and Angela D Adkins and Gerald F McKeegan and Stephen Charles William Brown},
  journal={Behavior modification},
  year={2006},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={739-51}
}
The Questions About Behavioral Function (QABF), a 25-item rating scale, was developed to identify the function(s) of maladaptive behavior in individuals with developmental disabilities. The authors adapted it for use with individuals with serious mental illness who engage in maladaptive behavior and assessed the psychometric characteristics of the new scale (Questions About Behavioral Function in Mental Illness; QABF-MI) in a sample of 135 adults with serious mental illness from three inpatient… CONTINUE READING

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