Caregiver Strain Questionnaire (CGSQ)

The Caregiver Strain Questionnaire (Brannan et al., 1997) is a 21-item measure of self-reported strain experienced by caregivers and families of youth with emotional problems, with responses on a 5-point Likert scale (0 = Not at all, 4 = very much).

Measure Source Article:

Brannan, A.M., Heflinger, C.A., Bickman, L. (1997). The caregiver strain questionnaire: Measuring the impact on the family of living with a child with serious emotional disturbance. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 5(4) 212-222.

Translation Information:

The CGSQ has been translated to Spanish by the measure developers.  Two different versions from the developers appear on this site. 

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