Psychiatric screening in a medical clinic. An evaluation of a self-report inventory.

@article{Glass1978PsychiatricSI,
  title={Psychiatric screening in a medical clinic. An evaluation of a self-report inventory.},
  author={Richard M. Glass and A T Allan and Eberhard H. Uhlenhuth and Chase P Kimball and D I Borinstein},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  year={1978},
  volume={35 10},
  pages={1189-95}
}
A self-report symptom inventory, the Hopkins Symptom Checklist, was used as a screening test for psychiatric disorder in a group of 82 new patients in a university hospital outpatient medical clinic, and the results were compared with interviewer diagnoses. The prevalence of psychiatric disorder in the group was high (83%). Both parametric (discriminant function analysis) and nonparametric (contingency table) methods produced screening results from the patient self-ratings that were… CONTINUE READING