Development and validation of the Generalized Anxiety Disorder Inventory (GADI).

@article{Argyropoulos2007DevelopmentAV,
  title={Development and validation of the Generalized Anxiety Disorder Inventory (GADI).},
  author={Spilios V Argyropoulos and George Basil Ploubidis and Tamsin S Wright and Marisha E Palm and Sean David Hood and Jon R Nash and Amanda C. Taylor and Sam W Forshall and Ian Muir Anderson and David J. Nutt and John P Potokar},
  journal={Journal of psychopharmacology},
  year={2007},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={145-52}
}
The psychometric tools used for the assessment of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) either do not conform to the current concept of the condition or have important limitations. We aimed to develop and validate a new questionnaire for the assessment of symptom profile and severity of GAD. An original pool of potential scale items was subjected to a series of studies in non-clinical and clinical populations, in order to determine the final composition of the scale. The psychometric properties of… CONTINUE READING