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UPSA

A More Reliable Measure of Every Day Functioning in Patients with Schizophrenia

The UCSD Performance-based Skills Assessment is a role-play assessment designed to evaluate an individual’s functional capacity in selected domains of basic living skills. These areas include Financial Skills, Communication, Comprehension/Planning, Transportation, Household Management, and Medication Management. Participants utilize props to demonstrate how they perform everyday activities and are assessed on how well they execute these tasks.

UPSA-2

The UPSA-2 includes the following 6 subscales:  Financial Skills, Communication, Comprehension/Planning, Transportation, Household Management and Medication Management.

Clock Administration time: Approximately 45 minutes

UPSA-2ER

The UPSA-2ER is an extended range version that contains the same 6 subscales as the UPSA-2 but includes additional questions to increase the level of difficulty for each subscale.

Clock Administration Time: Approximately 60 minutes

UPSA-2-VIM

The UPSA-2-VIM includes 5 subscales of the UPSA-2 (excludes Medication Management).

Clock Administration time: Approximately 45 minutes

UPSA-B

An abbreviated version containing 2 subscales of the UPSA-2 (Financial Skills and Communication Skills).  This has also been adapted for use outside of the US by replacing the check writing portion of the Financial Skills subscale with questions similar to the UPSA-2.

Clock Administration Time: Approximately 15 minutes