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Children's Motivation Scale (CMS)
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Classification
Supplemental: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Short Description of Instrument
The Children’s Motivation Scale (CMS) is a sixteen-item scale that can be used to evaluate the level of motivation in children and adolescents ages 6 to 16.
Scoring
Sixteen items are answered on a five-level (0 to 4) scale for a total possible score ranging from 0 to 64. Lower scores indicate more apathy.
References
Gerring, J., Freund, L., Gerson, A., Joshi, P., Capozzoli, J., Frosch, E., Brady, K., Marin, R., and Denckla, M. (1996). Psychometric characteristics of the Children's Motivation Scale. Psychiatry Res 63(2-3), 205-217.
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