Routine evaluation of mental health: reliable information or worthless "guesstimates'?

@article{Loevdahl1996RoutineEO,
  title={Routine evaluation of mental health: reliable information or worthless "guesstimates'?},
  author={H Loevdahl and Svein P I Friis},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={1996},
  volume={93 2},
  pages={125-8}
}
Routine evaluation of mental health care systems necessitates a quick assessment of progress and outcome. This study was designed to determine the value of the GAF-scale in such applications. We allowed 104 raters from six therapeutic centres to rate five clinical case-vignettes. Interrater reliability was almost equal for raters within different… CONTINUE READING