The psychosocial adjustment to illness scale (PAIS).

  title={The psychosocial adjustment to illness scale (PAIS).},
  author={Leonard R. Derogatis},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  volume={30 1},
The current report introduces the Psychosocial Adjustment to Illness Scale (PAIS) and its self-report version the PAIS-SR. The PAIS is a multi-dimensional, semi-structured clinical interview designed to assess the psychological and social adjustment of medical patients, or members of their immediate families, to the patient's illness. The report reviews and discusses the concepts that form the foundation for the development of the PAIS. In terms of psychometric characteristics, both internal… CONTINUE READING
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