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(p. 19) Generalized anxiety disorder assessment measures 

(p. 19) Generalized anxiety disorder assessment measures
(p. 19) Generalized anxiety disorder assessment measures

Gavin Andrews

, Alison E. J. Mahoney

, Megan J. Hobbs

, and Margo Genderson

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date: 22 October 2020

This chapter outlines the current best-practice methods of assessing the presence and severity of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) in adults. The chapter reviews structured diagnostic interviews and self-report measures of GAD symptoms including the Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI), Anxiety Disorders Interview Schedule (ADIS), Structured Clinical Interview for Axis I DSM-IV Disorders (SCID), Penn State Worry Questionnaire (PSWQ), and Generalized Anxiety Disorder-7 (GAD-7). Evidence of each measure's validity and reliability are provided. All assessment measures reviewed in this chapter have been shown to have sound psychometric properties.

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