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The global assessment scale. A procedure for measuring overall severity of psychiatric disturbance.
The relative simplicity, reliability, and validity of the GAS suggests that it would be useful in a wide variety of clinical and research settings. Expand
A diagnostic interview: the schedule for affective disorders and schizophrenia.
Initial scale development and reliability studies of the items and the scale scores are reported on. Expand
Research diagnostic criteria: rationale and reliability.
The development and initial reliability studies of a set of specific diagnostic criteria for a selected group of functional psychiatric disorders, the Research Diagnostic Criteria (RDC), indicate high reliability for diagnostic judgments made using these criteria. Expand
Quality of Life Enjoyment and Satisfaction Questionnaire: a new measure.
The findings suggest that the Q-LES-Q measures may be sensitive to important differences among depressed patients that are not detected by the measures usually employed. Expand
The Longitudinal Interval Follow-up Evaluation. A comprehensive method for assessing outcome in prospective longitudinal studies.
The Longitudinal Interval Follow-up Evaluation (LIFE) is an integrated system for assessing the longitudinal course of psychiatric disorders. It consists of a semistructured interview, an InstructionExpand
Assessment of insight in psychosis.
The Scale to Assess Unawareness of Mental Disorder has good reliability and validity and has certain advantages over previous measures of insight, suggesting the usefulness of a multidimensional view of this complex concept. Expand
The long-term natural history of the weekly symptomatic status of bipolar I disorder.
Overall, the symptomatic structure is primarily depressive rather than manic, and subsyndromal and minor affective symptoms predominate, and the longitudinal weekly symptomatic course of BP-I is chronic. Expand
The Overt Aggression Scale for the objective rating of verbal and physical aggression.
The authors describe the design and reliability of a rating scale that measures aggressive behaviors in adults and children and the clinical and research applications of this scale are discussed. Expand
Quality-of-life impairment in depressive and anxiety disorders.
Subjects with affective or anxiety disorders who enter clinical trials have significant quality-of-life impairment, although the degree of dysfunction varies, and diagnostic-specific symptom measures explained only a small proportion of the variance in quality of life. Expand