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Measure: General and Psychosis-related Psychopathology Symptoms   #122100

Definition:

A clinician-administered rating scale for assessing symptoms of psychotic disorders.

Purpose:

This clinician-administered interview assesses the severity of major psychiatric symptoms. This measure includes two protocols, the Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS) and the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS). Both measures include ratings of general psychopathology and can be used to assess the effectiveness of interventions in populations with moderate-to-severe psychotic disorders. The PANSS includes all of the BPRS items and additional items that provide a more detailed assessment of the severity of the negative and positive symptoms of schizophrenia and related disorders. Thus, the PANSS is particularly useful in assessing the effectiveness of interventions for positive and negative symptoms in this patient group.

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Keywords:

Psychiatric, early psychosis, psychosis, negative symptoms, disorganization, mood, suicidal behavior, suicide, schizophrenia, delusions, psychoses, psychotic, hallucinations

Measure Release Date: November 28, 2017

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