Toward standardised documentation in psychiatric evaluations: identifying functioning aspects and contextual factors in psychiatric reports of Swiss disability claimants with chronic widespread pain.

@article{Schwegler2014TowardSD,
  title={Toward standardised documentation in psychiatric evaluations: identifying functioning aspects and contextual factors in psychiatric reports of Swiss disability claimants with chronic widespread pain.},
  author={Urban Schwegler and Claudio Peter and Jessica Anner and Bruno Trezzini},
  journal={Swiss medical weekly},
  year={2014},
  volume={144},
  pages={w14008}
}
QUESTIONS UNDER STUDY In Switzerland, psychiatric evaluations are crucial for deciding on eligibility of disability benefits for claimants with chronic widespread pain (CWP). However, the poor standardisation and low transparency of such evaluations have been criticised. Standardisation and transparency may be enhanced by comprehensive functioning… CONTINUE READING