Data Collection for Assessment of the Concurrent Validity of the Tagalog Drug Abuse Screening Test 20 and Stimulant Relapse Risk Scale based on the Mini-International Neuropsychiatric Interview

   

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Philippines Office

This study was conducted for JICA Philippines to evaluate the concurrent validity against the clinical diagnosis of substance abuse based on the Mini-International Neuropsychiatric Interview (M.I.N.I) and the responses to the Visual Analogue Scale for drug cravings (VAS). The scope of work covered:

(1) Coordination work, preparation, and implementation of data collection from all newly admitted patients at the DOH-Treatment and Rehabilitation Center in Bicutan; and

(2) Encoding and report generation for all data collected.