Development of a Quality Measure for Adults with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. ACRONYMS


The following acronyms are mentioned in this report and/or appendices.

ABBP American Board of Behavioral Psychology
AC1 Adjusted for Chance-Corrected Statistic
AHRQ HHS Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
ASPE HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
BA Bachelor's Degree
CASAC Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counelor
CBT Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
CFA Confirmatory Factor Analysis
CFI Comparative Fit Index
CPT Cognitive Processing Therapy
CQAIMH   Center for Quality Assessment in Mental Health
EFA Exploratory Factor Analysis
EMDR Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
HHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
IRB Institutional Review Board
KR20 Kuder-Richardson Formula 20
LCSW Licensed Clinical Social Worker
LSW Licensed Social Worker
NCQA National Committee for Quality Assurance
NEIRB New England Institutional Review Board
NIMH HHS National Institute of Mental Health
NQF National Quality Forum
NQMC National Quality Measure Clearinghouse
OMB Office of Management and Budget
P50 50th percentile
P75 75th percentile
PILOTS Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress
PPP Posterior Predictive P-value
PTSD Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
RMSEA Root Mean Squared Error of Approximation
SAMHSA HHS Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration  
SSRI Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor
TAG Technical Advisory Group
TEP Technical Expert Panel
TLI Tucker-Lewis Index
VA U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
WLSMV Weighted Least Squares Means and Variance Adjusted estimator