Clinician-Administered Dissociative States Scale (CADSS)

Bremner JD; Krystal JH; Putnam FW; Southwick SM; Marmar C; Mazure CM; Charney DS

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Basic description

  • Published in 1998 by the Journal of Traumatic Stress
  • A longer version, the CADSS-1, is in addition containing observer items

Bremner JD; Krystal JH; Putnam FW; Southwick SM; Marmar C; Mazure CM; Charney DS

©2008 J.Douglas Bremner, M.D. Not for use without permission
To measure present-state dissociative symptoms
Therapeutic area
  • Mental Disorders
  • Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms
Therapeutic indication
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
  • Depression
  • Schizophrenia
  • Panic Disorder
Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • pro PRO
Original language(s)
  • English for the USA
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Bremner JD, Krystal JH, Putnam FW. Measurement of dissociative states with the Clinician-Administered Dissociative States Scale (CADSS). J Trauma Stress. 1998 Jan;11(1):125-36 (Full text article)

Bremner JD. The Clinician Administered Dissociative States Scale: Instructions for Administration. Emory University. 2014 Mar

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Bremner JD; Krystal JH; Putnam FW; Southwick SM; Marmar C; Mazure CM; Charney DS

J. Douglas Bremner, MD
12 Executive Park Dr NE, Rm 333
Atlanta GA 30329

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  • English for the USA


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