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    Smoker Complaint Scale (SCS)

    [ Revised in 1984
    A variation of the SCS scale is called the GRID ]

    Author(s)
    Schneider Nina G, PhD
    Purpose
      Pathology:
    Disorders of environmental origin
    Psychiatry/psychology

      Disease:
    Substance-related disorders

    [ Nicotine ]

      Objective:
    To measure changes in physiological/emotional/craving states as a function of smoking cessation

      Population:
    Adolescent
    Adult
    Characteristics
      Type of instrument:
    Signs and symptoms

      Mode of administration:
    Self-administered

      Number of items:
    20

      Existence of database:
    No

      Time recall:
    Today/right now/last night (the scale was used for weekly visits and sometimes worded more generally as "since last visit")
     
    Language(s)
      Original language:
    English for the USA

      List of existing translations:
    (the translations may not have undergone a full linguistic validation process. Please check status of translations with Mapi Research Trust / the developers / copyright holders / distributors)

    Danish*
    English for Australia*
    Italian*
    Norwegian*
    Dutch*
    German*
     
     


    * translations performed by the Mapi Research Institute

     


    Last update: July 2008
    Last update in collaboration with the author: April 2008


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