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Table 4 Baseline and 4-year remote follow-up neuropsychiatric instruments

From: Developing methods to detect and diagnose chronic traumatic encephalopathy during life: rationale, design, and methodology for the DIAGNOSE CTE Research Project



Affective lability

Center for Neurologic Study – Lability Scale (CNS-LS) [131]


Barratt Impulsivity Scale-11 (BIS-11) [132]

BRIEF-A Behavioral Regulation Index (BRI; Participant and Informant) [111]

Brown-Goodwin Lifetime History of Aggression (BGLHA) [133]

Buss-Durkee Hostility Inventory (BDHI) [134]

Mild Behavioral Impairment – Checklist (MBI-C; Participant and Informant) [135]*

Neuropsychiatric Inventory – Questionnaire (NPI-Q; Informant) [136]

State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory-II (STAXI-II) [137]

Depression, anxiety, apathy, other

Apathy Evaluation Scale (AES) [138]

Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI) [139]

Beck Depression Inventory-II (BDI-II) [140]

Beck Hopelessness Scale (BHS) [141]

PTSD Checklist – Civilian Version (PCL-C) [142]

Sheehan-Suicidality Tracking Scale (S-STS) [143]

University of California, Los Angeles Loneliness Scale (UCLA) [144]

  1. *Added for follow-up evaluations only