Readability of the Depression Adjective Check Lists
(DACL) and the Multiple Affect Adjective Check List-Revised (MAACL-R).
Depression Adjective Check Lists, Set 2 (DACL; Lubin, 1981; in press) as mentioned above, consists of three lists, E, F, and G, each with 34 nonrecurring adjectives (22 negative and 12 positive).
Table 3 Means, Standard Deviations, And t test Comparisons of Set 1 of the State Version of The Depression Adjective Check Lists Female Male N M SD N M SD t df p Grade 7 A 35 7.49 5.35 29 6.72 3.98 .63 62 N.S.
Review of Depression Adjective Check Lists: Manual.
The Depression Adjective Check Lists (DACL; Lubin, 1981; Lubin, 1994) meet several of the above criteria, including alternate forms.
The trait form of Set 1 (lists A, B, C, and D) of the Depression Adjective Check Lists (DACL; Lubin, 1981) was used.
Reliability and validity of the trait form of Set 2 of the Depression Adjective Check Lists with Canadian elderly.
The Depression Adjective Check Lists (DACL; Lubin, 1981; in press) consist of seven lists of adjectives arranged in two sets: each list of Set 1 (A, B, C, D) contains 32 nonrecurring adjectives with depressive or nondepressive connotations; each list of Set 2 (E, F, G), contains 34 nonrecurring adjectives with depressive or nondepressive connotations.
Table 1 Means and Standard Deviations For Black and White Female Adolescents On The Depression Adjective Check Lists DACL N E F G M SD M SD M SD (1) Black 19 7.74 4.62 8.58 6.05 8.79 6.09 (2) White 21 9.05 5.40 9.14 5.76 10.05 4.97 (3) White 37 8.03 4.22 8.66 4.52 8.80 4.97 t(1vs2) -.42 -.76 -.72 df 38 38 38 p ns.
Bibliography for the Depression Adjective Check Lists: 1967-1991.
The measure chosen, the DACL (Depression Adjective Check List, Lubin, 1965), is not influenced by somatic symptoms (often of physical origin in spinal cord injured patients) as are measures such as the Beck Depression Inventory (1972), since it offers no descriptions related to sleep, appetite, etc.
The Depression Adjective Check List (DACL) (Lubin, 1965) was used in this study to assess patient mood.