Reliability and clinical validity of UM-CIDI DSM-III-R generalized anxiety disorder.

@article{Wittchen1995ReliabilityAC,
  title={Reliability and clinical validity of UM-CIDI DSM-III-R generalized anxiety disorder.},
  author={Hans-Ulrich Wittchen and Ronald C Kessler and Shibei Zhao and Jamie Abelson},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric research},
  year={1995},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={95-110}
}
This is the first in a series of reports on the long-term test-retest reliability and procedural validity of the UM-CIDI, a modified version of the Composite International Diagnostic Interview used in the US National Comorbidity Survey (NCS). This report focuses on DSM-III-R Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). The NCS administered the UM-CIDI to a nationally representative sample of 8098 respondents in the age range 15-54. A subsample of 36 respondents was subsequently selected for clinical… CONTINUE READING