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Table 1 Assessment instruments proposed for the current study

From: Study protocol: a randomised controlled trial investigating the effect of a healthy lifestyle intervention for people with severe mental disorders

Instrument Initial 15-wk 12-, 18-, 24-, 30- 36-months
Tobacco Use    
Opiate Treatment Index (OTI, quantity/frequency) [14]
Point Prevalence and Continuous Abstinence
Readiness to Quit Smoking [15] - -
Fagerstrom Test for Nicotine Dependence [16]
Expired Carbon Monoxide
Minnesota Nicotine Withdrawal Scale (MNWS-R)[17]
Physical Activity    
Readiness to change physical activity [18] - -
Physical activity screen (past week)
Average minutes walking per week
International Physical Activity Questionnaire [19]
Dietary Habits    
Readiness to change eating habits - -
24-hour recall of eating patterns
Other CVD Risk Factors    
OTI- alcohol and cannabis
Beck Depression Inventory - II [20]
Brief Symptom Inventory [21]
Body mass index (height, weight)
Waist-hip ratio (cms)
Auscultatory Blood pressure
Fingerprick Blood Tests (glucose, cholesterol, lipids)
Treatment and Service Utilisation [22]
Diagnosis of psychosis and Symptom Measure    
Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale [23]
Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview [22] - -
Global Assessment of Functioning [24]
Medical Outcome Survey SF-36 [25]
Quality of Life Scale [26]
Impact of Weight on Quality of Life Questionnaire [27]
Therapeutic Alliance & Intervention Satisfaction [28] - -