Comparability of telephone and face-to-face interviews in assessing patients with posttraumatic stress disorder.

@article{Aziz2004ComparabilityOT,
  title={Comparability of telephone and face-to-face interviews in assessing patients with posttraumatic stress disorder.},
  author={Mohamed A. El Aziz and Susan L Kenford},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric practice},
  year={2004},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={307-13}
}
INTRODUCTION Structured clinical interviews are very important in the area of mental health research and services. Prior research comparing the reliability and validity of face-to-face and phone interviews has found high levels of agreement. This project compared the results of face-to-face and phone interviews for two widely used measures: The Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale (CAPS) for assessing posttraumatic stress disorder diagnostic status and symptom severity and the Hamilton Rating… CONTINUE READING