Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD-7)

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD-7)

A measure of general anxiety disorder by Spitzer et al (2006) with 7 4-point Likert questions.
Duration: 1 minutes
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Mar 13, 2024, 4:10PM


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Spitzer, R. L., Kroenke, K., Williams, J. B. W., & Lowe, B. (2006). A brief measure for assessing generalized anxiety disorder - The GAD-7. Archives of Internal Medicine, 166, 1092-1097.

Bernd Löwe, Oliver Decker, Stefanie Müller, Elmar Brähler, Dieter Schellberg, Wolfgang Herzog, & Philipp Yorck Herzberg. (2008). Validation and Standardization of the Generalized Anxiety Disorder Screener (GAD-7) in the General Population. Medical Care, 46(3), 266-274.

Mossman, Sarah A, Luft, Marissa J, Schroeder, Heidi K, Varney, Sara T, Fleck, David E, Barzman, Drew H, . . . Strawn, Jeffrey R. (2017). The Generalized Anxiety Disorder 7-item scale in adolescents with generalized anxiety disorder: Signal detection and validation. Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, 29(4), 227-234A.

Esser, Peter, Hartung, Tim J, Friedrich, Michael, Johansen, Christoffer, Wittchen, Hans‐Ulrich, Faller, Hermann, . . . Mehnert, Anja. (2018). The Generalized Anxiety Disorder Screener (GAD‐7) and the anxiety module of the Hospital and Depression Scale (HADS‐A) as screening tools for generalized anxiety disorder among cancer patients. Psycho-oncology (Chichester, England), 27(6), 1509-1516.

Toussaint, Anne, Hüsing, Paul, Gumz, Antje, Wingenfeld, Katja, Härter, Martin, Schramm, Elisabeth, & Löwe, Bernd. (2020). Sensitivity to change and minimal clinically important difference of the 7-item Generalized Anxiety Disorder Questionnaire (GAD-7). Journal of Affective Disorders, 265, 395-401.