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    Global Assessment Scale (GAS)

    [ There is also a version for children: the Children's Global Assessment Scale (CGAS) (Shaffer D et al., 1983) ]

    Author(s)
    Endicott Jean
    Gibbon Miriam
    Spitzer Robert L
    Purpose
      Pathology:
    Psychiatry/psychology

      Disease:
    Generic for psychiatry/psychology

      Objective:
    To evaluate the overall functioning of a subject during a specified time period on a continuum from psychological or psychiatric sickness to health

      Population:
    Adult
    Characteristics
      Type of instrument:
    Symptom/functioning

      Mode of administration:
    Interviewer-administered

      Number of items:
    1

      Existence of database:
    No

      Time recall:
    The last week (a longer time period may be applied)
     
    Language(s)
      Original language:
    English for the USA

      List of existing translations:
    (the translations may not have undergone a full linguistic validation process. Please check status of translations with Mapi Research Trust / the developers / copyright holders / distributors)

    No translations
     


    Last update: March 2007
    Last update in collaboration with the author: November 2005


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