Outcome Measures

 

POMS 2®

Profile of Mood States Second Edition®

Juvia Heuchert, Ph.D. , Douglas M. McNair, Ph.D.

 

Assessment of fluctuating feelings and enduring affect states in individuals aged 13 to 50+

Overview

The Profile of Mood States Second Edition (POMS 2) instruments assess the mood states of individuals 13 years of age and older. A revision of the Profile of Mood States®, the self-report scales are a collection of tools that allow for the quick assessment of transient, fluctuating feelings and enduring affect states. This tool is applicable in clinical, medical, research, and athletic settings, where its sensitivity to change makes the assessment ideal for treatment monitoring and evaluation, as well as clinical trials.

Key Features:

  • Established clinical and research utility
  • Large normative samples representative of the U.S. population
  • Updated adult norms that include norm groups for 18–29, 30–49, and 50+, as well as the option of a 60+ norm group
  • A new youth version for individuals 13–17 years old
  • Full-length and short versions available to suit varying assessor needs
  • Flexible administration options—online and paper forms
  • Easy administration, scoring, and interpretation of results

    Key Areas Measured

 

CISS

Coping Inventory for Stressful Situations

Norman Endler, Ph.D., F.R.S.C. , James D.A. Parker, Ph.D.

 

Measure three types of coping styles to determine the preference of an individual

Overview

The Coping Inventory for Stressful Situations (CISS™) measures three types of coping styles. Coping styles play an important role in physical and psychological well being. This role is especially evident when individuals are confronted with negative or stressful life events. The way people cope with illness is an important factor in their recovery and subsequent adjustment. The CISS represents a new direction in understanding the important interaction between stressful events and the ways in which we deal with them.

Key Features:

  • Helps you determine the preferred coping style of an individual
  • Contributes to your overall understanding of the relationship between that individual's coping style and his or her personality
  • Provides useful results for treatment and intervention planning

Key Areas Measured

  • Task-Oriented Coping
  • Emotion-Oriented Coping
  • Avoidance-Oriented Coping
  • Distraction
  • Social Diversion

CHIP

Coping With Health Injuries and Problems

Norman Endler, Ph.D., F.R.S.C. , James D.A. Parker, Ph.D.

 

Identify an individual’s typical coping styles & suggests strategies to help cope and overcome health problems

Overview

A self-report inventory that helps quickly identify an individual's typical coping styles and suggests strategies to help the individual cope with and overcome his or her health problems. This quick 32 item assessment can be rated by most individuals 16 years of age and older in 5-10 minutes.

Key Areas Measured

  • Distraction Palliative
  • Instrumental
  • Emotional Preoccupation