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Topic Scale Links Comments Copyright
Overviews and multiple aspects of psychopathology Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS) BPRS - Public domain
Clinical Global Impressions (CGI) CGI - US gov't work (see also here)
Distress thermometer Distress Thermometer - ?
Alcohol WHO Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) AUDIT 10 items. Published by the WHO
Clinical Institute Withdrawal Assessment of Alcohol Scale, Revised (CIWA-Ar) CIWA 10 items Public domain
Michigan Alcohol Screening Test (MAST) MAST 22 yes/no items Public domain
Anxiety Generalized Anxiety Disorder Assessment (GAD-7) GAD-7 7 items scored 0-3 Public domain
Hamilton Rating Scale for Anxiety (HAM-A) HAM-A; another; another version 14 items scored 0-4 Public domain
Catatonia Bush-Francis Catatonia Rating Scale [BFCRS]; Catatonia Screening Instrument [CSI] UKPPG: CRS/CSI/examination technique; PDF only CRS: 23 items, scored 0-3; CSI: 14 items, scored yes/no (a subset of the CRS). The definition of catatonia with this scale is ≥2 items on the CSI, present for ≥24 hours; see Sienaert et al (2011). ?
Cognitive function Addenbrooke's Cognitive Examination, ACE-III Site at Neuroscience Research Australia; test (English); scoring guide. 100-point scale. The A/B/C versions differ only in the address for recall. Copyright: John Hodges
Mini-mental state examination (MMSE) None provided 30-point scale Copyright: MiniMental / Psychological Assessment Resources (PAR); proprietary: see Newman & Feldman (2011)
Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) MOCA, instructions, original 30-point scale Free for clinical/educational use
St Louis University Mental Status (SLUMS) Exam SLUMS 30-point scale Public domain
Depression Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) EPDS 10 items scored 0-3 May be reproduced without permission providing the source is cited in all reproduced copies (see here).
Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression (HAM-D, HRSD, HDRS) HAM-D; another 21 items. Total score: 0-7 normal, 8-13 mild, 14-18 moderate, 19-22 severe, >=23 very severe. In the original 1960 scale, only the first 17 questions were scored. Public domain
Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology (IDS) and Quick IDS (QIDS) IDS/QIDS site; includes QIDS (Clinician-Rated) (16-Item) (QIDS-C16) and QIDS (Clinician-Rated) (16-Item) (QIDS-C16) e.g. 16 items scored 0-3 Pencil-and-paper version freely available
Montgomery–Åsberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS) Online at: McGill; Lundbeck 10 items scored 0-6 Copyright: Royal College of Psychiatrists
Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) PHQ-9 9 items scored 0-3 Public domain; see original
Beck Depression Inventory None provided 21 items scored 0-3 Copyright: Pearson; proprietary
"Frontal" signs Frontal Assessment Battery FAB 6-item test battery ?
Mania Altman Self-Rating Mania Scale (ASRM) ASRM 5 items scored 0-4 Public domain as part of the STABLE toolkit
Psychosis Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) PANSS 7 "positive" items, 7 "negative", 16 "general". Each item scored 1-7. Vocabulary help (original source lost); proverb help (original source lost). ?, but based on the BPRS, which is public domain, and made freely available by Lundbeck
Side effects of psychotropic drugs Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale (AIMS) AIMS 14 questions, scored 0-4 or Y/N ?
Barnes Akathisia Rating Scale Barnes (1989): PubMed ID 2574607; BJPsych 154:672 4 questions, rated 0-3 or 0-5. Copyright: Royal College of Psychiatrists
Glasgow Antipsychotic Side-effect Scale (GASS) GASS 21 questions, scored 0-3 ?; see source
Liverpool University Neuroleptic Side Effect Rating Scale (LUNSERS) LUNSERS: (1) (2) 51 questions, scored 0-4 Copyright: University of Manchester; see here
Simpson–Angus Extrapyramidal Side Effects Scale SAS 10 questions, scored 0-4 Copyright: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
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