Resources for the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment based
Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly

SI-R

Saving Cognitions Inventory

Purpose : Periodic assessment for changes in symptom severity over time

 

Admin time :  10 min


User Friendly :  High


Administered by : GP or nurse 

 

Content : 24-item self-report measure that evaluates maladaptive beliefs about and emotional attachment to possessions.It is made up of four subscales: emotional attachment, control, responsibility, and memory.Each item on the SCI represents a thought associated with one of the subscales.

Participants are asked to rate the extent to which they had each thought when deciding whether or not to discard something in the past week, from 1 (not at all) to 7 (very much).

 

Author : (Steketee G, 2003).

Saving Cognitions Inventory

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Saving Cognitions Inventory
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This Tool is used in the assessment of Hoarding in Late Life

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Hoarding in Late Life
Thorny Issues

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This is one of several topics presented in the Thorny Issues sector of this toolkit

Thorny Issues