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Table 2 Summary information on measures collected at baseline and 18-month follow up

From: Study protocol: families and childhood transitions study (FACTS) – a longitudinal investigation of the role of the family environment in brain development and risk for mental health disorders in community based children

Measure Name [Reference] Administered Report on Domain
  Baseline 18-Mnths   
Tasks/Direct Measures
MRI brain scan - structural C Neurobiology
MRI brain scan – functional [67] - C Neurobiology
Family Interaction Task (mother and child) [1, 3] - M/C Parenting / Child Behaviour
Anthropometry C Physical Development
Saliva samples C Neurobiology
Hair samples C Neurobiology
Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC-IV) [78] C IQ
Silent films task [79] - C Social Cognition
Child Questionnaires
Attachment Q. for Children (AQC) [99] C Attachment
Brief Multidimensional Student’s Life Satisfaction Scale (B-MSLSS) [100] - C Wellbeing
Children’s Depression Inventory (CDI-2) [101] C Symptoms
Children’s Rejection Sensitivity Q. (CRSQ) [102] C Symptoms / Behaviour
Edinburgh Handedness Inventory (EHI) [103] C Handedness
Empathy Q. (EQ) [104], [105] - C Social Cognition
Kern’s Security Scale (KSS) [106] C Attachment
Parent Questionnaires
Alabama Parenting Q. (APQ) [107] M Parenting
Adult Rejection Sensitivity Q. (ARSQ) [108] M Symptoms/Behaviour
Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST) [109] M Substance Use
Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI) [110] M Symptoms
Composite Abuse Scale (CAS) [111] M Abuse – Family Environ.
Child Behaviour Checklist (CBCL) [112] C Symptoms
Conflict Behaviour Q. (CBQ) [113] M/C Family Environment
Coping with Children’s Negative Emotions Scale (CCNES) [114] M Parenting
Children’s Depression Inventory – Parent (CDI-2-P) [115] C Symptoms
Centre for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CESD) [116] M Symptoms
Child Health Q. (CHQ) [117] C Health/Wellbeing
Children’s Report of Parental Behaviour Inventory – Parent Report (CRPBI-PR) [118] M Parenting
Lifetime Incidence of Traumatic Events (LITE) [119] C Trauma/Abuse
Multidimensional Neglectful Behaviour Scale (MNBS) [120] M Abuse - Neglect
Parental Reactions to Children’s Positive Emotions Scale (PRCPS) [24] M Parenting
Pubertal Development Scale (PDS) [121] C Physical Development
Sexual Maturity Scale (SMS) [122] C Physical Development
Parent Interviews
Demographics/Health [77] M & F/C Demographics/Parent Mental Health/SES/Child Stressful Events/ Exclusions
Teacher Questionnaire
Social Skills Improvement Scale (SSIS) [59] - C Social Competence