Using the brief symptom inventory to profile monolingual Spanish-speaking psychiatric outpatients.


As part of a larger study (Acosta, Evans, Hurwicz, & Yamamoto, 1987), a translated version of the Brief Symptom Inventory (BSI) was given to 153 monolingual Spanish-speaking psychiatric outpatients in the Los Angeles area. The raw mean scores on the nine primary symptom dimensions and the Global Severity Index (GSI) of the Spanish-speaking population were… (More)


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