Health of the Nation Outcome Scales for elderly people (HoNOS 65+).

  title={Health of the Nation Outcome Scales for elderly people (HoNOS 65+).},
  author={Andrew Burns and A S Beevor and Paul Lelliott and Jeff Wing and Andrew F Blakey and Martin Orrell and J D Mulinga and Sol Hadden},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
BACKGROUND Health of the Nation Outcome Scales (HoNOS) have been developed to measure of outcomes in people with mental health problems. AIMS The particular physical and cognitive problems affecting older people requires a specific scale for their measurement. We describe the development of such a scale, named HoNOS 65+. METHOD Pilot, validity and reliability studies were carried out on an amended scale. Validity was assessed by comparison with existing scales reflecting depression… CONTINUE READING


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