Resources for the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment based
Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly
Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale
Purpose : Self-rating scale that measures anxiety and depression in both hospital and community settings.
Admin time : 10 min
User Friendly : High
Administered by : Health care provider or self administered
Content : The HADS is a 14-item self-report scale that consists of a depression and an anxiety scale, each with 7 items.
It focuses on subjective disturbances of mood rather than physical signs, and aims at distinguishing depression from anxiety.
Author : Zigmond, A. S., & Snaith, R. P. (1983).
Publisher : GL Assessment Limited
Not free to use and therefore not included in this toolkit
This Tool is used in Depression
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Depression is one of 4 sub-domains of the
Back To : Psychological Assessment
The Psychological Assessment is one of 8 domains of the
Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)
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