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Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ)

Psychiatric Scale | November 15, 2017

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The Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ) is a self-administered scale for assessing five of the most common types of mental disorders presenting in medical populations: depressive, anxiety, somatoform, alcohol use, and eating disorders. It is the self-administered version of the Primary Care evaluation of Mental Disorders (PRIME-MD) tool, which was developed in the early 1990’s. The…

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