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Table 2 Instruments used to measure eligibility criteria and outcome variables

From: A randomised controlled trial of a family-group cognitive-behavioural (FGCB) preventive intervention for the children of parents with depression: short-term effects on symptoms and possible mechanisms

Measure Instrument
Eligibility criteria  
Diagnostic status (child) K-DIPS psychiatric interview
Intelligence (child) CFT 20-R test
Diagnostic status (parent) DIPS psychiatric interview
Personality disorder (parent) SKID II questionnaire
Psychopathology (2nd parent) SCL-90-R questionnaire
Main outcome variables  
Depressive symptoms (child) DIKJ questionnaire
Internalising and externalising symptoms (self- and parent-report) YSR, CBCL questionnaire
Secondary outcome  
ER (child) FEEL-KJ questionnaire
Attributional style (child) ASF questionnaire
Parenting style (child) ESI questionnaire
Knowledge of depression (child) Questionnaire
Moderator variables  
Depressive symptoms (parent) BDI-II questionnaire
  1. ASF Attributionsstil-Fragebogen für Kinder und Jugendliche, BDI-II Beck’s Depression Inventory, CASE Child and Adolescent Survey of Experiences, child and parent version, CBCL Child Behaviour Checklist, CFT 20-R Culture Fair Test 20. Revision, DIKJ Depressions-Inventar für Kinder und Jugendliche, DIPS Diagnostisches Interview bei psychischen Störungen, ER Emotion Regulation, ESI Erziehungsstil-Inventar, FEEL-KJ Fragebogen zur Erhebung der Emotionsregulation bei Kindern und Jugendlichen, K-DIPS Diagnostisches Interview bei psychischen Störungen im Kindes- und Jugendalter, SCL-90-R Symptom Checklist, SKID II Strukturiertes Klinisches Interview für DSM-IV, YSR Youth Self-Report