CMOCS™

Children's Measure of Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms

Cecil R. Reynolds, Ph.D. , Ronald B. Livingston, Ph.D.

Assess and quantify obsessive and compulsive behaviors and their impact on youth 8 to 19 years


CMOCS™

Overview

Overview

The CMOCS is a brief, self-report measure designed to assess and quantify obsessive and compulsive behaviors and their impact on youth 8 to 19 years. The CMOCS can be group or individually administered in 10 to 15 minutes. A self-report inventory, with a 4-point response scale ranging from "Never" to "Almost Always," the measure generates six Problem Area Scores plus two Summary Scores.

  • Assists in diagnostic process
  • Items are anchored in DSM-IV criteria for OCD
  • Score profile guides intervention planning
  • Helps determine whether students meet IDEA criteria for Emotional Disturbance
  • Useful in creating IEPs
  • Validity scales detect inconsistent responding
  • Interpreted at summary and specific levels

Key Areas Measured


Key Areas Measured

  • Fear of Contamination
  • Fear of Mistakes and Harm
  • Rituals
  • Checking
  • Intrusive Thoughts
  • Picking/Slowing

Quick Reference

Age

Age

8 to 19

Administration Type

Administration Type

Self

Administration Time

Administration Time

5 to 10 Minutes

Qualification Level

Qualification Level

B

Format(s)

Format(s)

Handscored

Quick Reference

Age

Age

8 to 19

Administration Type

Administration Type

Self

Administration Time

Administration Time

5 to 10 Minutes

Qualification Level

Qualification Level

B

Format(s)

Format(s)

Handscored