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By Alistair Burns, Brian Lawlor, Sarah Craig

A different compendium of greater than two hundred review scales, this moment version of overview Scales in outdated Age Psychiatry is an crucial consultant for assessing the psychological illnesses of the aged and the consequences that such difficulties can have on sufferers' practical skill. construction at the origin set via the 1st version, the booklet summarizes scales regularly occurring in medical and learn perform and offers references for acquiring additional details.

The moment version contains the entire evaluate tools from the 1st variation and over eighty new score scales. those scales have been chosen at the foundation of the authors' medical and study wisdom. each scale is followed via a whole profile, together with a accomplished device, so that you can see, at a look, the scope of the size and its software. this data is pulled jointly to shape a finished textual content on review scales in previous age psychiatry.

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Completely and inadequately occupied by sexuality 11. ACTIVITY (work and interests) 0. Habitual work activities 1. Work slightly up and/or quality slightly down 2.  Attention easily distracted 3. Unable to work, tries to do several things at the same time, but nothing is brought to an end In hospital, rate 3 if patient does not spend at least 3 hr 4.  17, Bech P, Rafaelsen OJ, Kramp P, Bolwig TG, The Mania Rating Scale: scale construction and interobserver agreement, pp. 430–1, copyright © 1978, with kind permission from Elsevier Science Ltd, The Boulevard, Langford Lane, Kidlington OX5 IGB, UK.

No sleep 10. ACTIVITY (sexual) 0. Habitual sexual interest and activity 1.  Slightly flirtatious 2. Moderate increase in sexual interest and activity 3.  Dress provocative 4. Completely and inadequately occupied by sexuality 11. ACTIVITY (work and interests) 0. Habitual work activities 1. Work slightly up and/or quality slightly down 2.  Attention easily distracted 3. Unable to work, tries to do several things at the same time, but nothing is brought to an end In hospital, rate 3 if patient does not spend at least 3 hr 4.

Factors: feelings of uselessness, can’t get going, mind works slower, feelings of guilt, decreased self­confidence, decreased life satisfaction, loss of interest, weakness, poor appetite, difficulty concentrating, sadness, frequent worry, restlessness, pessimism about the future.  Washington DC.  Archives of General Psychiatry 12:63–70. Address for correspondence Dan Blazer Duke University Medical Center Box 3173 Duke Medical Center Durham NC 27710 USA OARS Depressive Scale (ODS): Do you have a good appetite?

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