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Measurements in the Addictions for Triage and Evaluation - MATE

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Original instrument MATE
Additional MATE materials (MATE-Outcome, MATE-Crimi, MATE-Youth) can be found on MATE website.

Author/Developer / Address: Prof. Dr. Gerard Schippers (AIAR Amsterdam) and Drs. Theo Broekman (Bureau Bêta, Nijmegen)
Publication dates: 2003
Description / Type of assessment: MATE is the result of a Dutch research project aimed at developing specifications for domains and functions of measurement instruments for assessing clinical relevant patient characteristics in substance abuse treatment services.
Primary use / Purpose:  MATE is set up to make a valid and reliable assessment of various patient characteristics for the purpose of referring patients to substance abuse treatment and evaluating the treatment that is provided
Domains measured / Life Areas / Problems Assessed: It assesses, among other domains, the person’s use of psychoactive substances, history of substance abuse treatment, and his or her degree of craving for psychoactive substances. It also determines the extent to which the person actively participates in society, identifies environmental factors that affect the participation and the need for care that results from it, and is suitable for use with people with psychiatric disorders in general. Moreover it identifies indicators for a medical or a psychiatric/psychological consultation. It does that by obtaining information about the person’s physical illnesses and problems and by measuring symptoms of anxiety and depression and other psychiatric disorders, including personality disorder.
Population: Clients in tretment
Administration / Completion time: Completed in approximately one hour.
Scoring procedures: Provides 20 different assessment scores. See Manual and protocol for additional information.
Scoring time: See Manual and protocol for additional information.
Credentials/Training: For further information Measurements in the Addictions for Triage and Evaluation - MATE and email at mate@mateinfo.eu
Source of psychometrics: -
Languages: Available in English, Dutch, Italian and German.
Price: The MATE is a public domain research instrument and may be used free of charge for not-for-profit applications.
Practicability / usefulness: -
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MATE Manual and protocol
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MATE Manual and protocol
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MATE Manual and protocol
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MATE form
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MATE-it 2.1 Manual and Protocol-D
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MATE-it 2.1-D
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