Montreal Cognitive Assessment
The Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) was created in 1996 by Dr. Ziad Nasreddine in Montreal, Quebec. It was validated in the setting of mild cognitive impairment, and has subsequently been adopte...
Assessment of suicide risk
Suicide risk assessment is ethically complex: the concept of "imminent suicide" (implying the foreseeability of an inherently unpredictable act) is a legal construct in a clinical guise, which can be ...
SCAN
SCAN or Schedules for Clinical Assessment in Neuropsychiatry is a set of tools created by WHO aimed at diagnosing and measuring mental illness that may occur in adult life. It is not constructed expli...
Diagnostic Interview for Genetic Studies
The Diagnostic Interview for Genetic Studies (DIGS) is a structured interview for psychiatric disorders designed by researchers from the National Institute of Mental Health, first published in 1991. ...
Woodcock–Johnson Tests of Cognitive Abilities
The Woodcock–Johnson Tests of Cognitive Abilities is a set of intelligence tests first developed in 1977 by Richard Woodcock and Mary E. Bonner Johnson. It was revised in 1989, again in 2001, and most...
World Health Organisation Composite International Diagnostic Interview
The World Health Organisation Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI) is a structured interview for psychiatric disorders. As the interview is designed for epidemiological studies, it can ...
Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV
The Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Axis I Disorders (SCID-I) is a diagnostic exam used to determine DSM-IV Axis I disorders (major mental disorders). The SCID-II is a diagnostic exam used to...
Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale
The Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS) is rating scale which a clinician or researcher may use to measure psychiatric symptoms such as depression, anxiety, hallucinations and unusual behaviour. Eac...
Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale
Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) was originally developed by Zigmond and Snaith (1983) and is commonly used by doctors to determine the levels of anxiety and depression that a patient is e...
Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia
The Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia (SADS) is a collection of psychiatric diagnostic criteria and symptom rating scales published in 1978. There are three versions of the schedule,...
Youth Outcome Questionnaire
The Youth Outcome Questionnaire is a collection of questions designed to collect data regarding the effectiveness of youth therapies. The Y-OQ is a parent report measure of treatment progress for chil...
Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule
The Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) is an instrument for diagnosing and assessing autism. It became commercially available in 2001 through WPS, or Western Psychological Services. The pro...
Saprof
The SAPROF (Structured Assessment of Protective Factors) has recently been developed as an instrument for the structured assessment of protective factors for violence risk. Following the Structured Pr...
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My Mood Monitor Screen
The My Mood Monitor Screen (M-3 Screen) is an online self-rated checklist that screens for potential mood and anxiety symptoms.The 27-question screener assesses an individual’s risk of suffering from ...
Collective mental state
Mental state is generally a literary or legal term, and is only used in psychiatry or psychology as the mental state examination, where it refers to the condition of someone's mind. Here there is an ...
Epworth Sleepiness Scale
The Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) is a scale intended to measure daytime sleepiness that is measured by use of a very short questionnaire. This can be helpful in diagnosing sleep disorders. It was ...
Mini-international neuropsychiatric interview
The Mini-international neuropsychiatric interview is a short structured clinical interview which enables researchers to make diagnoses of psychiatric disorders according to DSM-IV or ICD-10. The admin...
Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children
The Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children (KABC) is a clinical instrument (psychological diagnostic test) for assessing cognitive development. Its construction incorporates several recent developmen...