Using the WHODAS 2.0 to Assess Functioning Among Veterans Seeking Compensation for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.

@article{Marx2015UsingTW,
  title={Using the WHODAS 2.0 to Assess Functioning Among Veterans Seeking Compensation for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.},
  author={Brian P Marx and Erika J Wolf and Michelle M. Cornette and Paula P. Schnurr and Marc I. Rosen and Matthew J. Friedman and Terence M. Keane and Theodore Speroff},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
  year={2015},
  volume={66 12},
  pages={1312-7}
}
OBJECTIVE One of the major changes in DSM-5 was removal of the Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF). To determine whether the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0 (WHODAS 2.0) is a suitable replacement for the GAF, this study compared how well the WHODAS 2.0 and the GAF measured functional impairment and other phenomena related to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among veterans applying for financial compensation (service connection) for PTSD. METHODS Clinicians… CONTINUE READING