Distress thermometer (SUDS). modified for use in participatory arts evaluations

Gee, K. and Woodgate, A. (2018) Distress thermometer (SUDS). modified for use in participatory arts evaluations. In: UNSPECIFIED. [Artefact]

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Subjective Units of Distress Scale was designed in 1969 by Wolpe. It is frequently used in CBT treatments concerning distress and for research purposes.

We have re-designed this scale with just three anchor points on the thermometer, encouraging subjective self-rating.

The scale is designed to look non-medical, and to encourage engagement in arts and health settings through simple, sophisticated design and clear instructions which refrain from medical instructions and labelling.

Item Type: Artefact
Uncontrolled Keywords: Arts and health; tools; measures; design; SUDS; subjective unit of distress scale; psychology; anxiety
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > BF0076.5 Psychology research
Divisions: Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences > School of Psychology, Politics and Sociology
Depositing User: Dr Kate Gee
Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2018 09:17
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2018 09:17
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/17008

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