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ESSENCE-Q-ADULT

The ESSENCE-Q-ADULT is a screening questionnaire for adults with 12 items addressing potential concerns about problems during early development.

About the ESSENCE-Q-ADULT

The ESSENCE-Q-ADULT is a screening questionnaire for adults with 12 items addressing potential concerns about problems during early development. There are three alternatives for each item: “Yes”, “Maybe/A little” and “No”.

How the ESSENCE-Q-ADULT is scored

Tally up the number of YES responses and MAYBE/A LITTLE responses.

Psychometric properties

The psychometric properties of the ESSENCE-Q-ADULT are currently being evaluated.

 

How the ESSENCE-Q-ADULT is used

The ESSENCE-Q-ADULT can be filled out by the patient/adult individual themselves or by a parent. The questionnaire can also be used as a checklist during an interview (conducted by a doctor, psychologist or nurse) with the patient. One (or more) clear YES responses or three (or more) MAYBE/A LITTLE responses indicate a need to examine the patient’s childhood medical history further.

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ESSENCE-Q-ADULT in other languages

ESSENCE-Q-VUXEN svenska (PDF)