The substances and choices scale (SACS)--the development and testing of a new alcohol and other drug screening and outcome measurement instrument for young people.

@article{Christie2007TheSA,
  title={The substances and choices scale (SACS)--the development and testing of a new alcohol and other drug screening and outcome measurement instrument for young people.},
  author={Grant Christie and Reginald Marsh and Janie Sheridan and Amanda C. Wheeler and Tamasailau Suaalii-Sauni and Stella Black and Rachael Butler},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2007},
  volume={102 9},
  pages={1390-8}
}
AIMS To describe the development and evaluation of the Substances and Choices Scale (SACS), an adolescent alcohol and other drug (AOD) self-report instrument designed in a similar format to the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ). DESIGN A literature review, extensive consultation and discriminant analysis on a pilot sample (n = 61) of adolescents informed the development of the SACS. The psychometric properties of the SACS were then tested in a larger community and clinical sample… CONTINUE READING

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