Drugs, Ideas, Thoughts, and Happenings

Measure DescriptionSource of measure Mitchell, 1995 (Voices of Indian Teens)
Mode of administration Self report
Age range for useTeen-adult
Domains Assessed
Related Measures
BurdenTraining needed to administerMinimal staff training required for this self-report measure. Staff need to be familiar with all items before administering to a participant.
Minutes to complete 5
# of items
Adaptation for AIAN useAdapted
Developer allows adaptation?
Used with AIAN populations? Yes
AIAN: Cronbach's alpha range >=0.70
AIAN: Evidence of validity
Other populations: Cronbach's alpha range
Other populations: Evidence of validity
SourceDeveloperNovins and Mitchell, 1998
SummaryComments about sensitivity to changeGood for measuring lifetime and current drug use history; does not include past-year drug use (we had to add this).
General remarks