Instruments adapted and validated for clinical and research purposes for use in Sri Lanka

Adult Assessments

  • General Health

InstrumentAvailable Languages
General Health Questionnaire: GHQ-12, GHQ-28, GHQ-30Sinhala and Tamil
Checklist of physical illnesses (Developed by the IRD)Sinhala
International Physical Activity QuestionnaireSinhala
Pittsburgh sleep quality indexSinhala
Short Form 36 Health Survey QuestionnaireSinhala
The Chalder Fatigue ScaleSinhala
World Health Organization Disability Assessment ScheduleSinhala and Tamil
  • Mental Health

Beck Depression InventorySinhala
Beck Hopelessness Scale Sinhala
Beck Scale for Suicidal Ideations Sinhala and Tamil
Bradford Somatic Inventory
Sinhala
Discrimination and Stigma Scale Sinhala
Generalised Anxiety Disorder questionnaire (GAD-7)Sinhala
International Stigma of Mental Illness InventorySinhala
Modified eating disorders questionnaire (adopted from the Dutch Eating Behaviour Questionnaire and the Three-Factor Eating Questionnaire)Sinhala
Post-traumatic stress disorder Checklist—Civilian versionSinhala
PRIME‐MD/Patient Health Questionnaire Sinhala and Tamil
Psychoses Screening QuestionnaireSinhala and Tamil
Rosenberg Self-Esteem ScaleSinhala
Screening Questionnaire for Suicidal IdeationsSinhala and Tamil
The Resilience ScaleSinhala and Tamil
WHO Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI)Sinhala
WHO CIDI Section K questions on Post Traumatic Stress DisorderSinhala and Tamil

 

  • Others

InstrumentAvailable Languages
Assessment of Health Seeking Behavior - Service Utilization FormSinhala and Tamil
Closeness of twins questionnaireSinhala
Multi-Dimensional Support ScaleSinhala and Tamil
Short Explanatory Model Interview (SEMI)Sinhala
Sociodemographic questionnaireSinhala and Tamil
Stressful Life Events QuestionnaireSinhala and Tamil
The Brief Questionnaire on War and Tsunami (Developed by the IRD)Sinhala and Tamil
The Significant Others ScaleSinhala and Tamil
Zygosity Determination QuestionnaireSinhala

 

  • Substance Use

InstrumentAvailable Languages
Alcohol Use Disorders Identification TestSinhala
Tobacco Use questionnaire
Sinhala

Child & Adolescent Assessments

  • Mental Health

InstrumentAvailable Languages
Beck Hopelessness ScaleSinhala and Tamil
(Adaptation and validation in progress)
Beck Scale for Suicidal IdeationSinhala and Tamil
(Adaptation and validation in progress)
Child PTSD Symptom Scale with Trauma screenSinhala and Tamil
(Adaptation and validation in progress)
Modified Short Mood and Feelings Questionnaire for childrenSinhala and Tamil
(Adaptation and validation in progress)
Patient Health Questionnaire - 9 modified for AdolescentsSinhala and Tamil
(Adaptation and validation in progress)
Revised Child Impact of Events ScaleSinhala and Tamil
(Adaptation and validation in progress)
Revised Children's Anxiety and Depression ScaleSinhala and Tamil
(Adaptation and validation in progress)
Strength and Difficulties Questionnaire (child, parent and teacher version)Sinhala and Tamil

  • Other

InstrumentAvailable Languages
Brief Questionnaire on War and TsunamiSinhala and Tamil
Chronic Pain Grade Scale (for children)Sinhala and Tamil
(Adaptation and validation in progress)
Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social SupportSinhala and Tamil
(Adaptation and validation in progress)
The Child and Youth Resilience MeasureSinhala and Tamil
(Adaptation and validation in progress)
Youth Quality of Life QuestionnaireSinhala and Tamil
(Adaptation and validation in progress)

  • Substance Use

InstrumentAvailable Languages
Modified CRAFFT Screening Interview (substance use screening)Sinhala and Tamil
(Adaptation and validation in progress)
Modified Substance use questionnaire (adapted for Vavuniya District from the Student Questionnaire)
Sinhala and Tamil
(Adaptation and validation in progress)