The Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale

@article{Overall1962TheBP,
  title={The Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale},
  author={John E. Overall and Donald R. Gorham},
  journal={Psychological Reports},
  year={1962},
  volume={10},
  pages={799 - 812}
}
The Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale was developed to provide a rapid assessment technique particularly suited to the evaluation of patient change. Sixteen symptom constructs which have resulted from factor analyses of several larger sets of items, principally Lorr's Multidimensional Scale for Rating Psychiatric Patients (MSRPP) (1953) and Inpatient Multidimensional Psychiatric Scale (IMPS) (1960), have been included for rating on 7-point ordered category rating scales. The attempt has been to… 
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