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The Work and Social Adjustment Scale: a simple measure of impairment in functioning.
- J. Mundt, I. Marks, M. Shear, J. Greist
- Psychology, MedicineThe British journal of psychiatry : the journal…
- 1 May 2002
The WSAS is a simple, reliable and valid measure of impaired functioning and is a sensitive and useful outcome measure offering the potential for readily interpretable comparisons across studies and disorders.
Multicenter collaborative panic disorder severity scale.
The Panic Disorder Severity Scale is a simple, efficient way for clinicians to rate severity in patients with established diagnoses of panic disorder, however, further research with more diverse groups ofpanic disorder patients and with a broader range of convergent and discriminant validity measures is needed.
Complicated grief and related bereavement issues for DSM‐5
Modifications in the bereavement V code and refinement of bereavement exclusions in major depression and other disorders are discussed.
Reliability and validity of a structured interview guide for the Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (SIGH‐A)
It is concluded that in settings where extensive training is not practical, the structured scale is an acceptable alternative to the traditional Hamilton Anxiety instrument.
Reliability and validity of the Panic Disorder Severity Scale: replication and extension.
Consensus criteria for traumatic grief
Preliminary analyses suggest the consensus criteria for traumatic grief have satisfactory operating characteristics, and point to directions for further refinement of the criteria set.
Adolescent onset of the gender difference in lifetime rates of major depression: a theoretical model.
This work discusses the social and hormonal mechanisms that stimulate affiliative needs for females at puberty and describes how heightened affiliative need can interact with adolescent transition difficulties to create a depressogenic diathesis as at-risk females reach puberty.
Traumatic grief as a risk factor for mental and physical morbidity.
The results suggest that it may not be the stress of bereavement, per se, that puts individuals at risk for long-term mental and physical health impairments and adverse health behaviors.
Reliability of the self‐report version of the panic disorder severity scale
The self‐report version of the PDSS is a reliable format, which could be useful in clinical and research settings, and the internal consistency of the instruments was analyzed with Cronbach's alpha.
Cognitive-behavioral therapy, imipramine, or their combination for panic disorder: A randomized controlled trial.
Combining imipramine and CBT appeared to confer limited advantage acutely but more substantial advantage by the end of maintenance, and each treatment worked well immediately following treatment and during maintenance;CBT appeared durable in follow-up.