Stimulant Selective Severity Assessment

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Stimulant Selective Severity Assessment (SSSA; adapted from Kampman et al, 1998). The SSSA is an 18-item clinician-rated instrument assessing the signs and symptoms of stimulant (cocaine, methamphetamine and other stimulants) abstinence. It is derived from the Cocaine Selective Severity Assessment, which contains items that are most frequently associated with early cocaine abstinence. The items are rated on a scale from 0-7 (with higher scores indicating greater intensity or frequency) with a maximum possible score of 112. The CSSA, from which the SSSA is adapted, has been shown to have good inter-rater reliability (correlation coefficient = 0.92, p

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