Ratings

​We use a number of different ratings to measure PTSD, depression, anxiety, somatisation, pain, level of social functioning and quality of life in our patients. Some ratings are completed by the patients themselves while others are completed by a clinician.

HDRS: Hamilton Depression rating scale (Bech et al., 1986; Hamilton, 1960, 1967)

Hamilton, M. (1960). A rating scale for depression. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 23, 56–62.

Hamilton, M. (1967). Development of a rating scale for primary depressive illness. British Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 6, 278–296.

 

HARS: Hamilton Anxiety rating scale (Bech et al., 1986; Hamilton, 1959)

Bech, P., Kastrup, M., & Rafaelsen, O. J. (1986). Mini-compendium of rating scales for states of anxiety depression mania schizophrenia with corresponding DSM-III syndromes. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica Supplementum, 326, 1–37.

Hamilton, M. (1959). The assessment of anxiety states by rating. British Journal of Medical Psychology, 32, 50–55.

 

HTQ: Harvard Trauma Questionnaire (Hollifield et al., 2002; Mollica et al., 1992, 2004)

Hollifield, M., Warner, T. D., Lian, N., Krakow, B., Jenkins, J. H., & Kesler, J. (2002). Measuring trauma and health status in refugees: a critical review. JAMA, 288(5), 611–621.

Mollica, R. F., Caspi-Yavin, Y., Bollini, P., Truong, T., Tor, S., & Lavelle, J. (1992). The Harvard Trauma Questionnaire: validating a cross-cultural instrument for measuring torture, trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder in Indochinese refugees. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 180, 111–116.

Mollica, R. F., McDonald, L. S., Massagli, M. P., & Silove, D. (2004). Measuring trauma, measuring torture: Instructions and guidance on the utilization of the Harvard program in refugee Trauma's versions of the Hopkins symptom Checklist-25 (HSCL-25) & the Harvard trauma questionnaire (HTQ). In Havard Program in Refugee Trauma.

 

HSCL: Hopkins Symptom Checklist-25 (Mollica et al., 1987, 2004)

Mollica, R. F., McDonald, L. S., Massagli, M. P., & Silove, D. (2004). Measuring trauma, measuring torture: Instructions and guidance on the utilization of the Harvard program in refugee Trauma's versions of the Hopkins symptom Checklist-25 (HSCL-25) & the Harvard trauma questionnaire (HTQ). In Havard Program in Refugee Trauma.

Mollica, R. F., Wyshak, G., de Marneffe, D., Khuon, F., & Lavelle, J. (1987). Indochinese versions of the Hopkins Symptom Checklist-25: a screening instrument for the psychiatric care of refugees. American Journal of Psychiatry, 144(4), 497–500. https://doi.org/10.1176/ajp.144.4.497

 

SDS: Sheehan Disability Scale (Sheehan & Sheehan, 2008)

Sheehan, K. H., & Sheehan, D. V. (2008). Assessing treatment effects in clinical trials with the discan metric of the Sheehan Disability Scale. International Clinical Psychopharmacology, 23(2), 70–83. https://doi.org/10.1097/YIC.0b013e3282f2b4d6



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