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The Self Screen Prodrome is used to differentiate between healthy patients, patients with psychosis (risk) and other ICD-10 diagnoses in an initial screening phase. It was developed within the FePsy (= early detection of psychosis) study and comprises 32 items. Reliability: Cronbach's alpha was at alpha = .90 (total), alpha = .89 (patients) and alpha = .75 (healthy). Validity: Psychosis (risk) patients as well as patients with other ICD-10 diagnoses could be differentiated relatively well from healthy individuals on the basis of the overall scale. For the comparison between patients and healthy persons, a cut-off value > = 6 resulted in a sensitivity of more than 85% and a specificity of more than 81 %. At the level of individual items it was shown that psychosis (risk) patients, compared to healthy persons, stated significantly more frequently that all symptoms had newly appeared in recent years. When comparing psychosis (risk) patients with patients with other ICD-10 diagnoses, significant differences were found in six individual items, which were combined to form the subscale "psychosis risk". In terms of predictive validity, the SPro was found to predict the psychosis-like symptoms of SCL-90-R better than the Eppendorf Schizophrenia Inventory. The convergent validity of the SPro overall scale was confirmed by a high correlation with the SCL-90-R Global Severity Index.
Leibniz Institute for Psychology (ZPID). (2019). Open Test Archive: SPro. Selbstscreen-Prodrom. Available at: https://www.testarchiv.eu/en/test/9006100
Kammermann, J., Stieglitz, R.-D. & Riecher-Rössler, A. (2011). SPro. Selbstscreen-Prodrom [Verfahrensdokumentation und Fragebogen]. In Leibniz-Institut für Psychologie (ZPID) (Hrsg.), Open Test Archive. Trier: ZPID.
Short Name SPro
English Name Self-Screen Prodrome
Authors Kammermann, J., Stieglitz, R.-D., Riecher-Rössler, A.
Published in Test archive 2011
Copyright/Licence Copyright Autoren; CC-BY-NC-ND 3.0
Key words Mental Disorders, Psychosis, Risk Assessment
Language versions deu
Application age 18-60 years
Item number 32 items
Subscales (1) psychopathological changes with non-specific, negative and positive symptoms of psychosis, (2) functional level of work, education and relationship, (3) risk factors of psychosis
Application Time A few minutes.
Interpretation time No information.
Reliability Internal consistency: Cronbach's alpha = .90 (total), alpha = .89 (patients), alpha = .75 (healthy).
Validity Findings on convergent and predictive validity; sensitivity and specificity, differences between healthy and different clinical groups.
Norms None; Reference data: Cut-off value.
Applications Differential diagnostics; Therapy, Counselling
There is no abstract in English available. Short information about the measure can be found under Overview. More can be found on the German pages.
There is no review in English available. Short information about the measure can be found under Overview. More can be found on the German pages.
First published in
Kammermann, J., Stieglitz, R.-D. & Riecher-Rössler, A. (2009). "Selbstscreen-Prodrom" - Ein Selbstbeurteilungsinstrument zur Früherkennung von psychischen Erkrankungen und Psychosen. Fortschritte der Neurologie Psychiatrie, 77 (5), 278-284.
Feedback on the use of a procedure from the Open Test Archive of the Leibniz Institute for Psychology (ZPID) to the test author(s)
Prof. Dr. med. Anita Riecher-Rössler, Emerita, Medizinische Fakultät, Department Klinische Forschung (DKF), Schanzenstrasse 55, CH-4031 Basel, Schweiz
Prof. Dr. Rolf-Dieter Stieglitz, Emeritus, Psychiatrische Poliklinik, Universitätsspital Basel, Petersgraben 4, Klinikum 2, CH-4031 Basel, Schweiz