A new self-rating scale for depression and anxiety states based on the Comprehensive Psychopathological Rating Scale.


Self-assessment scales have long been used in psychiatric research even if their validity has often been questioned, one reason being poor the concordance of expert ratings. In clinical practice the use of rating scales is restricted, since they are considered to be time-consuming and perhaps even to disrupt the clinician's rapport with the patient. In the… (More)


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