A CPRS subscale to assess mental symptoms in workers exposed to jet fuel--some methodological considerations.


A CPRS subscale was constructed for the assessment of mental symptoms in 30 workers exposed to jet fuel and in 30 matched non-exposed controls. All subjects were interviewed in random order by the same psychiatrist. Interviews were recorded on tapes later used for evaluation of rating-rerating and inter-rater reliability, which were in the range of rs 0.75… (More)