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Psychiatric Status Rating Scales

Definition: Standardized procedures utilizing rating scales or interview schedules carried out by health personnel for evaluating the degree of mental illness.
Notes: DF: PSR SCALES
Also Called: Factor Construct Rating Scales (FCRS),Katz Adjustment Scales,Lorr's Inpatient Multidimensional Psychiatric Rating Scale,Wittenborn Scales
Previously Indexed: Psychological Tests (1966-1968)

Psychiatric Status Rating Scales Categories.
Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale - A scale comprising 18 symptom constructs chosen to represent relatively independent dimensions of manifest psychopathology. The initial intended use was to provide more efficient assessment of treatment response in clinical psychopharmacology research; however, the scale was readily adapted to other uses. (From Hersen, M. and Bellack, A.S., Dictionary of Behavioral Assessment Techniques, p. 87)
Mental Status Schedule - Standardized clinical interview used to assess current psychopathology by scaling patient responses to the questions.

Psychiatric Status Rating Scales Definitions and Terms

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