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Validation and Standardization of the Generalized Anxiety Disorder Screener (GAD-7) in the General Population
Evidence supports reliability and validity of the G AD-7 as a measure of anxiety in the general population and can be used to compare a subject's GAD-7 score with those determined from a general population reference group.
A 4-item measure of depression and anxiety: validation and standardization of the Patient Health Questionnaire-4 (PHQ-4) in the general population.
Prevalence of complicated grief in a representative population-based sample.
Prediction of institutionalization in the elderly. A systematic review.
Findings suggested that predictors of NHP are mainly based on underlying cognitive and/or functional impairment, and associated lack of support and assistance in daily living, and the methodical quality of studies needs improvement.
Updates on the prevalence of body dysmorphic disorder: A population-based survey
The somatic symptom scale-8 (SSS-8): a brief measure of somatic symptom burden.
The SSS-8 is a reliable and valid self-report measure of somatic symptom burden and associations with measures of construct validity and health care visits are investigated.
The prevalence of body dysmorphic disorder: a population-based survey
- W. Rief, U. Buhlmann, S. Wilhelm, A. Borkenhagen, E. Brähler
- Medicine, PsychologyPsychological Medicine
- 6 March 2006
It is shown that self-reported Body dysmorphic disorder is relatively common and associated with significant morbidity, compared with individuals who did not meet criteria for BDD.
Loneliness in the general population: prevalence, determinants and relations to mental health
The findings support the view that loneliness poses a significant health problem for a sizeable part of the population with increased risks in terms of distress (depression, anxiety), suicidal ideation, health behavior and health care utilization.
Normative values for the hospital anxiety and depression scale (HADS) in the general German population.
Four-week prevalence of mental disorders in patients with cancer across major tumor entities.
- A. Mehnert, E. Brähler, U. Koch
- Medicine, PsychologyJournal of clinical oncology : official journal…
- 1 November 2014
The findings provide evidence for the strong need for psycho-oncological interventions in cancer populations using a proportional stratified random sample based on the nationwide cancer incidence in Germany.