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The PHQ-9: validity of a brief depression severity measure.
OBJECTIVE While considerable attention has focused on improving the detection of depression, assessment of severity is also important in guiding treatment decisions. Therefore, we examined theExpand
A brief measure for assessing generalized anxiety disorder: the GAD-7.
BACKGROUND Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is one of the most common mental disorders; however, there is no brief clinical measure for assessing GAD. The objective of this study was to develop aExpand
Structured clinical interview for DSM-IV axis II personality disorders : SCID-II
The Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Axis II Personality Disorders (SCID-II) is an efficient, user-friendly instrument that will help researchers and clinicians make standardized, reliable,Expand
Validation and utility of a self-report version of PRIME-MD: the PHQ primary care study. Primary Care Evaluation of Mental Disorders. Patient Health Questionnaire.
CONTEXT The Primary Care Evaluation of Mental Disorders (PRIME-MD) was developed as a screening instrument but its administration time has limited its clinical usefulness. OBJECTIVE To determine ifExpand
The global assessment scale. A procedure for measuring overall severity of psychiatric disturbance.
The Global Assessment Scale (GAS) is a rating scale for evaluating the overall functioning of a subject during a specified time period on a continuum from psychological or psychiatric sickness toExpand
The PHQ-9: A new depression diagnostic and severity measure
and treatable mental disorders presenting in general medical as well as specialty settings. There are a number of case-finding instruments for detecting depression in primary care, ranging from 2 toExpand
Structured clinical interview for DSM-IV axis I disorders : SCID-I : clinical version : scoresheet
This efficient, user-friendly instrument will help clinicians make standardized, reliable, and accurate diagnoses and avoid the common problem of "premature closure" -- the premature focus on oneExpand
The PHQ-9
AbstractOBJECTIVE: While considerable attention has focused on improving the detection of depression, assessment of severity is also important in guiding treatment decisions. Therefore, we examinedExpand
The PHQ-8 as a measure of current depression in the general population.
BACKGROUND The eight-item Patient Health Questionnaire depression scale (PHQ-8) is established as a valid diagnostic and severity measure for depressive disorders in large clinical studies. OurExpand
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