Resources for the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment based
Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly
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).
Back To : Thorny Issues
This Tool is used in the assessment of Hoarding in Late Life
Back To : Hoarding in Late Life
This is one of several topics presented in the Thorny Issues sector of this toolkit