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Brief Symptom Inventory (BSI) short form (BSI-18)

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Measure Name: Brief Symptom Inventory (BSI) short form (BSI-18)
Measure Type: Scale
Construct: Psychological distress
Primary Content Area: Stress
Secondary Content Area: Cancer
Brief Description: Brief screening measure for psychologic distress and
psychiatric disorders in patients with cancer.

53 item self-report measure that assess symptoms in the following domains:
Scales
Symptom Scales
SOM - Somatization
O-C - Obsessive-Compulsive
I-S - Interpersonal Sensitivity
DEP - Depression
ANX - Anxiety
HOS - Hostility
PHOB - Phobic Anxiety
PAR - Paranoid Ideation
PSY - Psychoticism

BSI-18
Shortened form that measures distress in medical and community populations
Symptom Scales
SOM - Somatization
DEP - Depression
ANX – Anxiety
Both scales have a global score
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Target Population: adults survivors
Mode of Administration: Who Administered: Self-Administered, Researcher
How Administered: In-person, Web-based
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