Instrument/Tool criteria for Depression
Identify a standardized assessment instrument or tool to measure the disorders.
For the assessment tool you select, you will identify an instrument and do the following:
Identify a scholarly, peer-reviewed article that addresses the use of the instrument.
Discuss if the instrument is appropriate for diagnosing the condition it is designed to assess or if the developers of the instrument reported that the instrument is only part of a comprehensive assessment for the disorder.
Describe whether or not the instrument can be used to measure patient response to therapy/treatment.
Discuss the psychometrics/scoring of the instrument, including reliability and validity.
Discuss any limitations associated with the use of the instrument.
Your information can be in bulleted format or just a couple sentences for each criterion listed. However, you must use APA citations.
Appropriateness for Dx:
Response to Therapy/Treatment: