General Psychiatric Rating Scales


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Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: Fourth Edition Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR)

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: Fourth Edition Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR)
[must be purchased]

Interview Guide for Evaluating DSM-IV Psychiatric Disorders and the Mental Status Examination
[must be purchased]

DSM-IV Made Easy
The Clinician’s Guide to Diagnosis

[must be purchased]

Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2)
[must be purchased]

Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Axis I Disorders (SCID-I)
[must be purchased]

Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Axis II Personality Disorders (SCID-II)
[must be purchased]

Diagnostic Interview Schedule (DIS-IV)
[must be purchased]

Diagnostic Interview for DSM-IV Personality Disorders (DIPD-IV) (available in the Handbook of Psychiatric Measures (Book with CD-ROM for Windows) by the American Psychiatric Association
[must be purchased])

Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-III (MCMI-III)
[must be purchased]

Symptom Checklist-90-Revised (SCL-90-R)
[must be purchased]

The SCL-90 (Symptom Check List) Outpatient Psychiatric Rating Scale [.XLS]
[More info]

Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS) [PDF]

Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS) Expanded Version 4.0 [PDF]

Clinical Global Impressions Scale (CGI) [PDF]

Global Assessment of Function (GAF)

The Primary Care Evaluation of Mental Disorders (PRIME-MD)
(available in the Handbook of Psychiatric Measures (Book with CD-ROM for Windows) by the American Psychiatric Association
[must be purchased])

Global Assessment Scale (GAS) (available in the Handbook of Psychiatric Measures (Book with CD-ROM for Windows) by the American Psychiatric Association
[must be purchased])

Personality Diagnostic Questionnaire (PDQ-4)
[must be purchased]

M.I.N.I 5.0.0 (Mini-International Neuropsychiatric Interview)

Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI)

Schedules for Clinical Assessment in Neuropsychiatry (SCAN)

Mini-Mental State Examination [.XLS]
[More info]


Self Reporting Questionnaire-20 (SRQ-20) [PDF]

Psychiatric Diagnostic Screening Questionnaire
[must be purchased]

The Psychiatric Review of Symptoms: A Screening Tool for Family Physicians

Psychogeriatric Assessment Scales (PAS)

Neuropsychological Assessment Battery (NAB)
[must be purchased]

Derogatis Psychiatric Rating Scale (DPRS)
[must be purchased]

International Personality Disorder Examination (IPDE)
[must be purchased]

Profile of Mood States (POMS)
[must be purchased]

Brief Symptom Inventory (BSI)
[must be purchased]

The Multidimensional Health Questionnaire (MHQ)

SF-36 Health Survey
[must be purchased]

RAND 36-Item Health Survey 1.0

28-item General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-28) [.XLS]
[More info]

Health of the Nation Outcomes Scales (HoNOS for working age adults)

Health of the Nation Outcome Scales
[contact information]

Mental Health Inventory 5-item Questionnaire (MHI-5)

Mental Health Inventory from the Medical Outcomes Study

Medical Outcomes Study (MOS) -- Core Survey Instrument

Nurses' Observation Scale for Inpatient Evaluation (NOSIE-30)

PHQ-9 Patient Questionnaire [PDF]

WHO-5 Well-being Index [PDF links]

Quality of Life Scale (QOLS) [PDF]

Quality of Life Interview (QOLI)
[contact information -- scroll down to 'Q']

Internet Mental Health Quality of Life Scale (from MentalHealth.Com)

The Pain Distress Inventory (PDI) [PDF]

Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale [PDF]

Culture-Free Self-Esteem Inventories, 3rd Edition (CFSEI-3)
[must be purchased]

Inventory of Altered Self-Capacities (IASC)
[must be purchased]

Self-defeating Beliefs Questionnaire

Life Skills Profile (LSP)

The General Self-Efficacy Scale (GSE)

Life Status Review [PDF]

Stressful Life Experiences Screening Short form [PDF]

Stressful Life Experiences Screening Long form [PDF]

Structural Assessment of Stressful Experiences [PDF]

Berlin Social-Support Scales (BSSS)

Social Readjustment Rating Scale (SRRS)

The Burns Relationship Satisfaction Scale (RSAT)

Compassion Satisfaction and Fatigue (CSF) Test

Provider Quality of Life: Compassion Satisfaction and Fatigue Scale - R III [PDF]

The Pittsburgh Insomnia Rating Scale (PIRS)

Weekly Sleep Questionnaire

Buros Institute of Mental Measurements: Test Reviews Online (Allows users to purchase reviews of many different tests)

FAQ/Finding Information About Psychological Tests (from the American Psychological Association)

HS/HSL - Finding Tests and Instruments (at the University of Maryland)

Tests and Testing Information (at Michigan State University)

Tests and Measures: Selected Resources on the Internet (at CSU Stanislaus)

The Medical Algorithms Project, Chapter18: Psychiatry

QOLID, the Quality of Life Instruments Database

Substance Abuse Screening and Assessment Instruments Library from the University of Washington Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute

Handbook of Psychiatric Measures (Book with CD-ROM for Windows) by the American Psychiatric Association
[must be purchased]

A List of Full Instruments Available in the Above Book

Compendium of Quality of Life Instruments by Sam Salek
[must be purchased]

ICD-10 Classifications:
The International Statistical Classification of Diseases
and Related Health Problems, tenth revision

[Full Electronic Version (currently unavailable)]

ICD-10: F31 Bipolar Affective Disorder

ICD-10: F41.1 Generalized Anxiety Disorder

ICD-10: F43.1 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

ICD-10: F43.0 Acute Stress Reaction

ICD-10: F40.0 Agoraphobia

ICD-10: F41.0 Panic Disorder (Episodic Paroxysmal Anxiety)

ICD-10: F40.1 Social Phobias

ICD-10: F40.2 Specific (Isolated) Phobias

ICD-10: F42 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

ICD-10: F90 Hyperkinetic Disorders

ICD-10: F84.5 Asperger's Syndrome

ICD-10: F84.0 Childhood Autism

ICD-10: F91 Conduct Disorders

ICD-10: F91.3 Oppositional Defiant Disorder

ICD-10: F93.0 Separation Anxiety Disorder Of Childhood

ICD-10: F95 Tic Disorders

ICD-10: F50.0 Anorexia Nervosa

ICD-10: F50.2 Bulimia Nervosa

ICD-10: Recurrent Depressive Disorder and Depressive Episodes

ICD-10: F34.1 Dysthymia

ICD-10: F34.0 Cyclothymia

ICD-10: F05 Delirium, Not Induced By Alcohol And Other Psychoactive Substances

ICD-10: Dementia

ICD-10: F01 Vascular Dementia

ICD-10: F10.7 Residual And Late-Onset Psychotic Disorder

ICD-10: F60.0 Paranoid Personality Disorder

ICD-10: F60.1 Schizoid Personality Disorder

ICD-10: F21 Schizotypal Disorder

ICD-10: F60.2 Dissocial (Antisocial) Personality Disorder

ICD-10: F60.3 Emotionally Unstable (Borderline) Personality Disorder

ICD-10: F60.4 Histrionic Personality Disorder

ICD-10: F60.5 Anankastic (Obsessive-Compulsive) Personality Disorder

ICD-10: F60.8 Narcissistic Personality Disorder

ICD-10: F60.6 Anxious (Avoidant) Personality Disorder

ICD-10: F60.7 Dependent Personality Disorder

ICD-10: F22.0 Delusional Disorder

ICD-10: F20 Schizophrenia

ICD-10: F23.9 Acute And Transient Psychotic Disorder

ICD-10: F23.2 Acute Schizophrenia-Like Psychotic Disorder

ICD-10: F25 Schizoaffective Disorder

ICD-10: F24 Induced Delusional Disorder

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