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Devereux Scales of Mental Disorders

(DSMD)

The Devereux Scales of Mental Disorders (DSMD) help to indicate whether a child or adolescent is experiencing or is at risk for an emotional or behavioral disorder.

Age range:
5:0 - 18:0
Publication date:
1994
Qualification level:
B
Administration:
15 minutes
Forms:
Two: Child (5-12 years) and Adolescent (13-18 years)
Norms:
More than 3,000 cases, separate by sex for both parent and teacher raters

Pricing & Ordering

  • DSMD Complete Kit

    0158048008

    Includes Manual, Child Ready Score Answer Documents 5-12 (package of 25), and Adolescent Ready Score Answer Documents 13-18 (package of 25).

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $352.50

    Qualification Level B

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  • DSMD Manual

    0158048016

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $153.25

    Qualification Level B

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  • Child Ready Score Answer Documents (5-12)

    0158048024

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $131.75

    Qualification Level B

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  • Adolescent Ready Score Answer Documents (13-18)

    0158048032

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $131.75

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Product Details

DSMD is especially designed for treatment planning and outcome evaluation.

Benefits

  • Evaluate behavior in a variety of settings.
  • Compare results to a large national sample.
  • Support analysis for treatment planning and evaluation of treatment effectiveness.

Features

The 111-item child form and the 110-item adolescent form cover a full range of psychopathology, including externalizing, internalizing, and critical pathology disorders.

  • Consistently excellent composite scale reliabilities.
  • Content validity based on DSM-IV and mapping of specific items to corresponding DSM-IV criteria.
  • Factorially and logically derived scales reflect major dimensions of psychopathology.
  • Validity studies utilizing inpatient and outpatient clinical groups.
  • Any adult who has known the child for four weeks may serve as a rater.
  • Same form is used for parent and teacher raters, with separate norms provided for each.