Psychiatry

CANMAT Guidelines
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Bipolar Disorder
Alzheimer’s
Depression
  • Patient Health Questionaire (PHQ-9)
    rapid and useful screening tool
  • seven-item Hamilton Depression Rating Scale
    physician assessment designed to assess severity and remission
  • Mood Disorder Questionaire
    screening instrument to assess severity and remission
  • Edinburgh Postnasal Depression Scale – most widely used and well-validated tool to screen for depressive symptoms during pregnancy and postpartum
Insomnia
OCD
  • Yale brown obsessive compulsive scale
  • Clinical global Impression improvement scale
Schizophrenia
  • Clinical Global Impression Scales for Severity and for change
  • Global assessment of functioning
  • Brief psychiatric rating scale: http://www.priory.com/psych/bprs.htm
  • Positive and negative syndrome scale
  • Calgary Depression Scale for Schizophrenia: helps differentiate between negative symptoms and symptoms of major depression
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