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Table 1 Schedule of outcome measures

From: A psychoeducational group intervention for family and friends of youth with borderline personality disorder features: protocol for a randomised controlled trial

  Time point
Measure Baseline Week Seven
Primary Outcomes
 Combined total negative appraisal subscales of the Experience of Caregiving Inventory (ECI)
Secondary Outcomes
 Combined total positive appraisal subscales of the ECI
 Coping Inventory for Stressful Situations (CISS)
 Personality Disorder Knowledge Attitudes and Skills Questionnaire (PDKASQ) a
 Kessler Psychological Distress Scale (K-10)
 Family Questionnaire (FQ)
 Assessment of Quality of Life (AQoL-8D)
 Quality of Life Enjoyment and Satisfaction Questionnaire – Short Form (Q-LES-Q-SF)
Subsidiary Measures
 Demographics - carers
 Carer-specific Resource Use
 Demographics – clients b  
 Treatment Data b  
 SCID-II Personality Questionnaire for BPD b  
 Diagnosis DSM-IV SCID-I/P b  
 BPD diagnosis DSM-IV SCID-II b  
  1. aThree items, modified for use with carers rather than clinicians
  2. b Measures completed with clients, not carers
  3. BPD borderline personality disorder, DSM-IV Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Fourth Edition, SCID Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV; SCID-I/P=SCID Axis I Disorders, Patient Version; SCID-II=SCID Axis II Disorders