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Generalized Anxiety Disorder 7-Item Scale (GAD-7)

Psychiatric Scale | October 16, 2017

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The Generalized Anxiety Disorder 7-Item Scale (GAD-7) is a self-administered 7-item anxiety scale initially developed to diagnose generalized anxiety disorder. The GAD-7 also proved to have sensitivity and specificity as a screener for panic, social anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder. The Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ) family of measures, including abbreviated and alternative versions as well…

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