Use of the Gottschalk-Gleser Verbal Content Analysis Scales with medically ill patients.

@article{Lebovits1983UseOT,
  title={Use of the Gottschalk-Gleser Verbal Content Analysis Scales with medically ill patients.},
  author={Allen H Lebovits and Jimmie C. B. Holland},
  journal={Psychosomatic medicine},
  year={1983},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={305-20}
}
Evaluation of the psychologic aspects of medical illness has been hampered by the lack of reliable and valid measures of mood state appropriate for the medically ill. The two most widely used procedures, self-report inventories and observer-report rating scales, have limitations in their use with medically ill patients. A less well-known method, the Gottschalk-Gleser Verbal Content Analysis Scales (G-G), is reviewed. Its method and scoring are outlined. Ten studies utilizing the G-G with… CONTINUE READING