4Dirección General, Instituto Nacional de Psiquiatría Ramón de la Fuente Muñiz, Ciudad El WHODAS y la escala de evaluación del funcionamiento social y In the s, the use of the Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF) scale was. GAF (1).pdf. Uploaded by Gabritxy. Save .. – Instrucciones escala de depresion de Uploaded by psiquiatria perinatal Uploaded by. escala CANFOR se desarrolló en el , para evaluar las necesidades la escala CANFOR a una muestra de 90 usuarios con patología psiquiátrica concurrent validity a negative correlation was found between GAF (p<0,01); LSP.

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In the total study sample, partnered patients whether married or living ecala reported higher total disability scores than those without a partner single, divorced, separated, and widowed WHODAS with partner: J Consult Clin Psychol.

The remaining demographic variables were not significantly related to the perceived disability of the total sample, or to the group of patients without psychotic symptoms. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease6 Hence the relevance of their proper measurement to determine the most heavily compromised esdala in specific patient populations.

Assessment of psychoanalytic psychotherapy outcomes

Comparing the efficacy of interventions that use environmental supports to improve outcomes in patients with schizophrenia. Validity of the Spanish version of the Personal and Social Performance scale in schizophrenia.

In the internal consistency analysis of the WHODAS scales and subscales, high coefficients were recorded for the total sample. Changes of Defensive Functioning: In all cases, they were men or women of legal age who had agreed to participate in the study and signed psiquuatria corresponding informed consent form. Dropping out of treatment: Socio-demographic variables of the total sample and study groups.


It could be hypothesized that individuals with psychotic symptoms would provide less reliable reports given the cognitive deficit they frequently present Alptekin et al. Varieties of long-term outcome among patients in psychoanalysis and long-term psychotherapy. Pearson and Spearman correlations were used to evaluate the associations between the different study variables according to their measurement levels.

Late-life depression in Peru, Mexico and Venezuela: The analysis restricted to patients with psychotic symptoms showed that self perception of disability was greater in those who were not engaged in paid employment WHODAS without paid employment: Moreover, although the WHODAS total score was statistically significantly associated with that of the SOFAS in the group of patients without psychotic symptoms, this was not the case for patients with psychotic symptoms Table 4.

Lastly, in order to compare WHODAS scores between the different levels of symptomatic severity of the patients, they were divided into three groups according to the rating given by the evaluating clinician: Assessment of disability in people with mental disorders In the s, the use of the Global Assessment of Functioning GAF scale was proposed to evaluate treatment outcomes and the level of improvement or deterioration in the functioning of patients with mental disorders, one of its greatest advantages being sensitivity to changes over time.

Thus, disability is a key indicator of health status, since it not only combines the consequences of the physical deterioration caused by illness or injury, but also the impact of social and environmental barriers that can be modified through particular interventions.

Como dizem De La Parra et al. March 03, ; Revised: Research methods in psychiatry: Change after long-term psychoanalytic psychotherapy.


Children’s Global Assessment Scale

Schizophrenia Research, Conflict of interest The authors declare they have no conflict of interest. Figure 1 shows the average total scores of WHODAS according to the level of symptomatic severity psiquiagria, moderate, or severe for the two groups of patients with and without psychotic symptoms. Mental disorders and disability among patients in a primary care group practice. Shulkinp.

J Am Psychoanal Assoc. The Commissioner of Social Security has acknowledged that the GAF system has some problems anchor points, lack of standardization, not designed to predict an outcome, and requiring more supportive detailbut found that, if provided by an “acceptable medical source, a GAF is a medical opinion as defined in” the Regulations, and must be considered with all of the relevant evidence, gag can be given “controlling weight” if well supported and not inconsistent with the other evidence.

Global Assessment of Functioning

Differential effects of two forms of psychoanalytic therapy: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry38 9 Psicoanalisis focos y aperturas. As fronteiras da psicoterapia breve: Freeman C, Tyler P, eds.

Functioning and well-being outcomes of patients with depression compared with chronic general medical illnesses. Clinical correlates and prediction over 1-year follow-up. Abandono de tratamento em psicoterapias realizadas em uma clinica-escola.

In general, it achieves adequate inter-rater reliability and convergent validity, so it was decided to use it as a method of evaluation of this variable in the study.