Validation of the GAD-7 (Malay version) among women attending a primary care clinic in Malaysia.

@article{Sidik2012ValidationOT,
  title={Validation of the GAD-7 (Malay version) among women attending a primary care clinic in Malaysia.},
  author={Sherina Mohd Sidik and Bruce Arroll and Felicity Goodyear-Smith},
  journal={Journal of primary health care},
  year={2012},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={5-11, A1}
}
INTRODUCTION Anxiety is a common mental health disorder in primary care, with a higher prevalence among women compared to men. AIM This is the first study to validate the Generalised Anxiety Disorder-7 questionnaire (GAD-7) as a case-finding instrument for anxiety in a primary care setting in Malaysia. The objective was to determine the diagnostic accuracy of the Malay version of the GAD-7 in detecting anxiety among women. METHODS This cross-sectional study was conducted in a government… CONTINUE READING

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