The development of the Comprehensive Addiction Severity Index for Adolescents (CASI-A). An interview for assessing multiple problems of adolescents.

@article{Meyers1995TheDO,
  title={The development of the Comprehensive Addiction Severity Index for Adolescents (CASI-A). An interview for assessing multiple problems of adolescents.},
  author={Kathleen Meyers and A. Thomas Mclellan and Judith L Jaeger and Helen M. Pettinati},
  journal={Journal of substance abuse treatment},
  year={1995},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={181-93}
}
The Comprehensive Addiction Severity Index for Adolescents (CASI-A) is a 45 to 90-minute comprehensive, semi-structured clinical interview for evaluating adolescents who present for treatment at various provider agencies. CASI-A modules and their individual items were selected and revised based on theory, clinical wisdom, and adolescent experiences obtained during pilot interviews and focus groups. The CASI-A assesses known risk factors, concomitant symptomatology, and consequences of… CONTINUE READING

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