Brief Symptom Inventory 18 (BSI 18)

The BSI 18 assessment gathers patient-reported data to help measure psychological distress and psychiatric disorders in medical and community populations.

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Year
2000
Age range
18 years and older
Administration time
8 to 10 minutes
Administration type
Individual
Overview

The Brief Symptom Inventory 18 (BSI 18) is designed with reliability in mind. The BSI 18 assessment gathers patient-reported data to help measure psychological distress and psychiatric disorders in medical and community populations.

As the latest in an integrated series of test instruments that include the SCL-90-R and BSI, the BSI 18 test offers a more effective, easy-to-administer tool to help support clinical decision-making and monitor progress throughout treatment.

Scales

Symptom Scales

SOM - Somatization
DEP - Depression
ANX - Anxiety

Global Indices
GSI - Global Severity Index, Helps measure overall psychological distress level

Norm Groups

Adult community norms
The adult community norms are based on 1,122 individuals—605 males and 517 females.

Oncology Norms
The oncology norms are based on 1,543 individuals—802 males and 741 females

Report Options

Profile Report
Presents raw and normalized T scores for each of the three Primary Symptom Dimensions and the Global Severity Index. The plotted T scores are based on your choice of the community or oncology norms (the T scores for the remaining norm group are printed below the profile).

Progress Report 
This report is designed for monitoring a client's progress over time. Provided at no additional charge, it graphically displays scale by scale changes in a client's scores for up to five previously reported BSI 18 administrations.

 

Items & Pricing
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Q-global Online Scoring and Reporting

Administration Options:
OSA - On-screen Administration
ROSA - Remote on screen Administration
ME - Manual Entry
GA - Group Administration
The first time you purchase a Q-global report usage, subscription or digital asset a Q-global account will automatically be created for you.

ISBN Title User Level Price
9781925038644 BSI 18 Q-global Profile Report

A usage includes the administration (OSA, ROSA, GA), scoring and reporting
B M $5.00 Login to purchase

Hand Scoring

Hand Scoring Starter Kits

ISBN Title User Level Price
9314994230277 BSI-18 Hand Scoring Starter Kit with Oncology Norms includes:
BSI-18 Manual,
50 Answer Sheets with test items,
50 Profile Forms
B M $235.00 Login to purchase
9314994231342 BSI-18 Hand Scoring Starter Kit with Community Norms includes:
BSI-18 Manual,
50 Answer Sheets with test items,
50 Profile Forms
B M $235.00 Login to purchase

Forms and Booklets

ISBN Title User Level Price
9314994233735 BSI-18 Hand Score Answer Sheets,
Test items included (Pack of 50)
B M $144.00 Login to purchase
9314994230307 BSI-18 Hand Scoring Profile Forms
Oncology Norms (Pack of 50)
B M $64.00 Login to purchase

Administration Materials

ISBN Title User Level Price
9314994230284 BSI-18 Manual (required) B M $90.00 Login to purchase

Q Local

Answer Sheets

ISBN Title User Level Price
9314994230314 BSI-18 Q Local Answer Sheets (Pack of 25) B M $64.00 Login to purchase

To activate reports please call the Pearson Clinical Assessment Client Services Team on 1800 882 385 (AUS) or 0800 942 722 (NZ)

ISBN Title User Level Price
9781922021809 BSI-18 Q Local Profile Report 51947
(per administration)
B M $5.00
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Did you know that Pearson offer a Scoring Service? For more information and a copy of our Scoring Service document please email Pearson Clinical Assessment Client Services Team on info@pearsonclinical.com.au


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Technical Information

Technical Information

Now available on Q-global

Q-global® Administration Options

This product is available on Q-global with the following administration options:

On-Screen Administration (OSA)

Your clients can complete these assessment online through Q-global. Alternatively, your client can complete the assessment in paper-pencil format, and their responses can then be data-entered into Q-global for scoring and report generation. On Screen Administrations are proctored (supervised) unless specifically indicated.

Remote On-Screen Administration (ROSA)
These assessments can be emailed to clients, teachers, or parents, so that the assessment can be completed at their own location. These assessments are not proctored (supervised).

If you would like more information, please visit the Q-global product page, www.pearsonclinical.com.au/qglobal

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