Hamilton anxiety rating scale interview guide: Joint interview and test-retest methods for interrater reliability

@article{Bruss1994HamiltonAR,
  title={Hamilton anxiety rating scale interview guide: Joint interview and test-retest methods for interrater reliability},
  author={Gary S. Bruss and Alan M. Gruenberg and Reed D. Goldstein and Jacques P Barber},
  journal={Psychiatry Research},
  year={1994},
  volume={53},
  pages={191-202}
}
The Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (HARS) is the most widely used semistructured assessment scale in treatment outcome studies of anxiety. Interrater reliability coefficients for the HARS have been previously reported. However, differences in the way clinicians assess symptom severity may reduce reliability. A structured interview guide--The Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale Interview Guide (HARS-IG)--was developed to standardize clinical probe questions and to minimize interrater variance. Joint… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 45 CITATIONS