Understanding General Health Questionnaire (GHQ–28) score and its threshold

@article{Willmott2004UnderstandingGH,
  title={Understanding General Health Questionnaire (GHQ–28) score and its threshold},
  author={Dr. S. A. Willmott and FRCPsych Dr. J. A. P. Boardman and MRCPsych Dr. C. A. Henshaw and Prof. P. W. Jones},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={39},
  pages={613-617}
}
The finding of variation in the optimal threshold of the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ) across different settings has proved difficult to explain. This analysis aimed to examine the optimal threshold of the GHQ, its variability and relationship with prevalence of psychiatric disorder. A cross–sectional two–phase epidemiological survey was used in a study of non–psychotic psychiatric disorder of General Practice consulters. A total of 1670 consecutive patients were screened using the GHQ–28… CONTINUE READING

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