The validity of the 12-item General Health Questionnaire in Australia: a comparison between three scoring methods.

@article{Donath2001TheVO,
  title={The validity of the 12-item General Health Questionnaire in Australia: a comparison between three scoring methods.},
  author={Susan M. Donath},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry},
  year={2001},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={231-5}
}
  • Susan M. Donath
  • Published 2001 in
    The Australian and New Zealand journal of…
OBJECTIVE To investigate the specificity and sensitivity of three different scoring methods of the 12-item General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12) and hence to determine the best GHQ-12 threshold score for the detection of mental illness in community settings in Australia. METHOD Secondary data analysis of the 1997 Australian National Survey of Health and Wellbeing (n = 10 641), using the Composite International Diagnostic Interview as the gold standard for diagnosis of mental illness… CONTINUE READING

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