The following modules appear in the PRISM-CV-IV interview:
The interviewer interface is purposefully spare so as not to be confusing to the interviewer.
A diagnostic report is automatically generated and appears on the screen at the conclusion of the interview.
A substance-induced specifier is provided for those diagnostic categories whose symptoms can mimic intoxication and withdrawal symptoms, resulting in difficulty determining whether a disorder is primary or substance-induced. Special probes are provided in the following sections to assist with this differentiation.
Diagnoses are given for the following timeframes:
|Substance abuse and dependence||Past 30 days, Current (last 12 months), Past (prior to last 12 months), Lifetime|
|Major Depression||Past 2 weeks, Past Year, Prior to the Past Year, Lifetime|
|Dysthymia, Mania, Hypomania, Cyclothymia, Pathological Gambling, ADHD, Psychotic, Anxiety, Eating, and Personality Disorders||Past 30 days, Past Year, Prior to the Past Year, Lifetime|
The PRISM-CV-IV package includes:
The PRISM-CV-IV interview was programmed using Blaise®, a powerful interviewing system for Windows®. The interview is set up to run with no additional software but an annual Blaise® license is required to run the PRISM-CV on your computer and for each additional data collection workstation. For more information about Blaise®, contact email@example.com or visit http://www.westat.com/Westat/expertise/information_systems/blaise_distribution_and_training/index.cfm.
The PRISM-CV-IV codebook includes variables for all interview questions as well as created and diagnostic variables.
PRISM-CV-IV Training Manual
A comprehensive guide to PRISM diagnostic concepts, structure, and conventions that will help users attain competence in the administration of the PRISM-CV-IV in order to accurately arrive at diagnoses.
PRISM-CV-IV User Guide
A step-by-step User Guide provides instructions for installing the PRISM-CV-IV Interview, navigating the PRISM-CV-IV interface, selecting interview sections, starting and saving an interview, generating a diagnosis report, and exporting data.
SAS® programs to export PRISM-CV-IV data
Programs are included to export interview data to a SAS® data set. From SAS®, the data can be exported to any statistical program of your choice.
Training and Certification
|PRISM-CV-IV Training Workshop (2 days of training plus review of 1 training interview)||$3,000|
|Additional Review of Training Interview||$200|