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DAP Quick Screen

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Acronym:

DAP Quick Screen.

Author/Developer / Address:

Richard H. Schwartz.
Vienna Pediatrics Associates.
410 Maple Avenue West.
Suite 5.
Vienna,
Virginia 22180.

Publication dates:

1990

Description / Type of Assessment:

The DAP Quick Screen is a 30-item questionnaire.

Primary use / Purpose:

To identify adolescent at high risk for serious problems during adolescence, particularly drug and alcohol abuse.

Domains measured / Life Areas / Problems Assessed:

DAP Quick Screen in a unidimensional measure of potential substance abuse.

Population:

Adolescents.

Administration / Completion Time:

Less than 10 minutes.

Scoring Procedures:

Add each score of the 30-item to a total score: "yes" = 1; "no" = 0.

Scoring Time:

Not specified. Less than 5 minutes.

Credentials/Training:

Not necessary.

Source of Psychometrics:

Richard H. Schwartz. (See address above).

Languages:

English.

Availability / Inquiries:

Richard H. Schwartz. (See address above).

Price:

The DAP Quick Screen is in the public domain.

Practicability / usefulness:

The DAP Quick Screen appears to be practical as a screening tool in physician's office for detection of serious problems during adolescence, particularly drug or alcohol abuse.

Comments:

Further studies for validating the DAP in different population and settings are recommended.

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