Validation of the Health of the Nation Outcome Scales.

  title={Validation of the Health of the Nation Outcome Scales.},
  author={Paul Bebbington and Traorach Brugha and Todd Hill and Lou Marsden and Suzanne Window},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
BACKGROUND The Health of the Nation Outcome Scales (HoNOS) were developed to assess the outcome of severe mental disorders in relation to the Health of the Nation Strategy for England. AIMS To validate the HoNOS. METHOD One hundred and fifteen patients were assessed by keyworkers using HoNOS, and by research workers using SCAN, SBS, and SRPS, and completing HoNOS in the light of this additional material. These assessments were repeated after 6 weeks. RESULTS The performance of HoNOS in… CONTINUE READING

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