Scales & Guides held on this website

CAMI Scale (Scaling Community Attitudes Toward the Mentally Ill)

The CAMI scale embodies the development and application of a new set of measures explicitly designed to assess community attitudes toward the mentally ill. The different versions of 40 items, 27 items and 12 Items represent dimensions included in previous instruments authoritarianism, benevolence, social restrictiveness, and community mental health ideology, but are expressed in terms of an almost completely new set of items that emphasise community contact with the mentally ill and mental health facilities. All three versions and the Key Papers are available.

CORAL Guide (Conceal or Reveal: A Guide to Telling Employers about a Mental Health Condition)

A guide for anyone who has experienced a mental health condition and is unsure of issues related to telling a potential or current employer about this. The CORAL booklet aims to help aid decision making by considering your needs and values and helps you to think about when to disclose and who to disclose to. Guide and Key Paper are available.

ECI Scale (Experience of Caregiving Inventory)

The increased recognition of the key role of informal caregivers of severely mentally ill people in community care has sparked an interest in developing instruments to measure the difficulties they encounter. The ECI scale is a self-report measure of caregiving, covering a broad range of experiences, that easy to administer, acceptable to respondents, and with solid construct as well as face validity. Measure, Key Paper and Manual are available.

Conditions of Use

These measures are freely available.

If you work or study in a university or health setting the scales are freely available for you. Otherwise please contact Dr Claire Henderson at claire.henderson@kcl.ac.uk or Dr Sara Evans-Lacko at sara.evans-lacko@kcl.ac.uk .

FOR TRANSLATIONS:

  1. Translations into different languages should be done using Back Translation (as detailed in the Translation Guidelines).
  2. Include the copyright information in the footer of the scale.
  3. Any translated versions(s) must be made available to others who wish to use them. Send your translated versions to Maria Milenova (maria.milenova@kcl.ac.uk) and Dr Sara Evans-Lacko (sara.evans-lacko@kcl.ac.uk)
  4. No financial charge may be made for your version of the scales or guides.
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