The Leeds scales for the self-assessment of anxiety and depression.

  title={The Leeds scales for the self-assessment of anxiety and depression.},
  author={R Philip Snaith and G W Bridge and Mimi Hamilton},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
Self-rating scales are finding an increasing use in psychiatric work. Not only are they widely used in research, but they provide the clinician with a score indicating the patient's psychiatric state at any one time, and these scores if repeated throughout the duration of treatment may be considered to provide a continuing measure of the severity of the illness, as does a temperature chart in a febrile illness. Most scales could be improved by item analysis, and in this study the Wakefield Self… CONTINUE READING

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