Are Shorter Versions of the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) Doable? A Critical Review.

The Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) is a well-established assessment tool for measuring symptom severity in schizophrenia. Researchers and clinicians have been interested in the development of a short version of the PANSS that could reduce the burden of its administration for patients and raters. The author presents a comprehensive overview of… CONTINUE READING