Harm Research Acronyms

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APA (American Psychiatric Association)

ASCP (American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology)

BDD (Body Dysmorphic Disorder)

C-CASA (Columbia – Classification Algorithm of Suicide Assessment)

CDC (United States Centers for Disease Control)

CDC-UD (United States Centers for Disease Control’s Uniform Definitions)

CMCM (Clinically Meaningful Change Measure) [of either the S-STS or the S-HTS]

IAHD (Impulse Attack Homicidality Disorder)

IASD (Impulse Attack Suicidality Disorder) (click here for the Sheehan & Giddens Phenotypic Suicidality Disorders Classification and Criteria)

FDA (United States Food and Drug Administration)

FDA-CASA 2012 (United States Food and Drug Administration’s Classification Algorithm of Suicide Assessment in the 2012 Draft Guidance Document for Industry on Suicidal Ideation and Behavior in Clinical Trials)

HIAS (Homicidal Impulse Attack Scale)

HMS (Homicidality Modifiers Scale)

HPTS (Homicide Plan Tracking Scale)

MDD (Major Depressive Disorder)

MINI (Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview)

MIRECC (Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Centers)

NCSP (Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention)

PDD (Persistent Depressive Disorder [formerly Dysthymia])

PTSD (Posttraumatic Stress Disorder)

S-CGI (Sheehan – Clinician-Rated Global Improvement Scale)

S-HTS (Sheehan – Homicidality Tracking Scale)

S-HTS CMCM (Sheehan – Homicidality Tracking Scale Clinically Meaningful Change Measure Version)

S-HTS (H+S) (Sheehan – Homicidality Tracking Scale Combined Homicide + Suicide Version)

S-SHSQ (Sheehan – Suicidality / Homicidality Screening Questions)

S-PGI (Sheehan – Patient-Rated Global Improvement Scale)

S-STS (Sheehan – Suicidality Tracking Scale)

S-STS CMCM (Sheehan – Suicidality Tracking Scale Clinically Meaningful Change Measure Version)

SDS (Sheehan Disability Scale)

SDVCS (Self-Directed Violence Classification System, from the Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Centers)

SIAS (Suicidal Impulse Attack Scale)

SIBAT (Suicidal Ideation and Behavior Assessment Tool)

SIS (Sheehan Irritability Scale)

SMS (Suicidality Modifiers Scale)

SOS (Science of Suicidality)

SPS (Sheehan Panic Disorder Scale)

SPTS (Suicide Plan Tracking Scale)

T-CASA (Tampa – Classification Algorithm for Suicidality Assessment)

UD (Uniform Definitions, from the United States Centers for Disease Control)

UHIA (Unexpected Homicidal Impulse Attack)

USIA (Unexpected Suicidal Impulse Attack) (click here for the Sheehan & Giddens Phenotypic Suicidality Disorders Classification and Criteria)

WSCOS (Western States Conference on Suicide)