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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Samara, Myrto T; Engel, Rolf R; Millier, Aurelie; Kandenwein, Julia; Toumi, Mondher; Leucht, Stefan 
Title:
Equipercentile linking of scales measuring functioning and symptoms: examining the GAF, SOFAS, CGI-S, and PANSS. 
Abstract:
The Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF) and the Social and Occupational Functioning Assessment Scale (SOFAS) are rating scales commonly used to assess the level of functioning in patients with schizophrenia. To understand the correspondence of scores between GAF and SOFAS, and what they mean from a clinical point of view, we examined the linkage of (a) GAF with SOFAS total scores, (b) GAF with Clinical Global Impressions Scale (CGI) and Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS), and (c) SO...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
24 
Journal issue:
11 
Pages contribution:
1767-72 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0924-977X 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie