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Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (HAM-A)

Administration time: 10–15 minutes Main purpose: To assess the severity of symptoms of anxiety Population Adults, adolescents and children The HAM-A was one of the first rating scales developed to… Read More

Pain Medication Questionnaire (PMQ)

The Pain Medication Questionnaire (PMQ) is a 26-item instrument designed to identify patients on a continuum from low to high risk for opioid misuse. The original study which validated the… Read More

Brief Risk Interview© (BRI)

The Brief Risk Interview© (BRI) was developed as a protocol to determine potential patient risk of violating a treatment agreement related to prescription opioids and risk of future opioid misuse.… Read More

Cut Down, Annoyed, Guilty, Eye-Opener (CAGE)

The Cut Down, Annoyed, Guilty, Eye-Opener (CAGE) was designed to screen patient risk for alcohol abuse and dependence in the clinical setting. This version of the tool is a brief… Read More

Brief Risk Questionnaire© (BRQ)

The Brief Risk Questionnaire© (BRQ) is an opioid risk screening tool found to offer a good alternative to doing a clinical interview (see Brief Risk Interview© (BRI) https://psychu.org/brief-risk-interview-bri/). The tool… Read More

Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HAM-D)

The Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HAM-D; HRSD; HDRS), designed in 1960, has become one of the most widely utilized rating scales intended to assess depression disorder symptom severity and change.… Read More

Brief Resilience Scale (BRS)

The Brief Resilience Scale (BRS) differs from previous scales measuring resilience in that it does not attempt to identify or measure personal characteristics and/or social resources that individuals may possess… Read More

Kessler Psychological Distress Scale (K10)

The Kessler Psychological Distress 10-Item Scale (K10) is the full version of the scale, designed to measure anxiety and depression. The self-administered scale includes 10 items to measure an individual’s… Read More

Kessler Psychological Distress Scale (K6)

The Kessler Psychological Distress 6-Item Scale (K6) is an abbreviated version of the Kessler 10, which was designed as a brief, simple, and reliable instrument to measure anxiety and depression.… Read More

Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ)

The Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ) is a self-administered scale for assessing five of the most common types of mental disorders presenting in medical populations: depressive, anxiety, somatoform, alcohol use, and… Read More

Brief Patient Health Questionnaire (Brief PHQ)

The Brief Patient Health Questionnaire (Brief PHQ) is a self-administered scale for assessing depressive disorders and panic disorders. It is derived from the depression questions within the full Patient Health… Read More

Patient Health Questionnaire 9 (PHQ-9)

The Patient Health Questionnaire 9 is a self-administered 9-item scale for assessing and monitoring depression severity. It is derived from the depression questions within the full Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ).… Read More

Bipolar Spectrum Diagnostic Scale (BSDS)

The Bipolar Spectrum Diagnostic Scale (BSDS) includes 19 question items (English Version), based upon questions that developer Ronald Pies, MD, found most helpful in detecting not only severe cases of… Read More

Patient Health Questionnaire 15 (PHQ-15)

The Patient Health Questionnaire 15 is a self-administered 15-item scale to measure somatic symptoms, with questions from the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ). The PHQ family of measures, including abbreviated and… Read More

Opioid Risk Tool© (ORT)

The Opioid Risk Tool© (ORT) is a five-question, self-administered assessment that can be completed within 5 minutes and should be utilized on a patient’s initial visit. It assesses the patient… Read More

Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT-C)

The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT-C) is a brief alcohol screen that reliably identifies patients who are hazardous drinkers or who have active alcohol use disorders. The AUDIT-C contains… Read More

Mini-Cog™

The Mini-Cog™ is a 3-minute instrument that can increase detection of cognitive impairment in older adults. It can be used effectively after brief training in both health care and community-based… Read More

Generalized Anxiety Disorder 7-Item Scale (GAD-7)

The Generalized Anxiety Disorder 7-Item Scale (GAD-7) is a self-administered 7-item anxiety scale initially developed to diagnose generalized anxiety disorder. The GAD-7 also proved to have sensitivity and specificity as… Read More

Mood Disorder Questionnaire (MDQ)

The Mood Disorder Questionnaire is a brief self-administered tool to screen (not diagnose) for bipolar disorder. It takes about five minutes to complete and should be followed by a comprehensive… Read More

Brief Adherence Ratings Scale (BARS)

The Brief Adherence Ratings Scale (BARS) is a brief, clinician-administered instrument that was designed to assess adherence to oral atypical antipsychotic medication among outpatients with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder. BARS… Read More