Thus, it would be very important to offer a simple, easy to administer, and accurate scale to evaluate patients with schizophrenia in Brazil. Services on Demand Article. Chaves AC, Shirakawa I. These analyses have revealed the existence of three, four, five 9 or more psychopathological dimensions. Application of the CGI-SCH by professionals other than psychiatrists is possibly limited, and should not be considered for individuals without clinical psychiatric experience.

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Interrater reliability was assessed by comparing the ratings of each of the CGI-SCH dimensions administered by two psychiatrists to the same patient, and analyzed using intraclass correlation coefficients ICC.

This could be a limitation between different evaluators with distinct clinical experience, but in this study, with psychiatrists from different backgrounds and settings, interrater reliability was substantial for total score and positive symptoms domain. Avenida Calle 26 No. Sensitivity to change dscala been evaluated comparing scores in two clinically different points. Sensitivity to change was evaluated by comparing the changes in the domains of the CGI-SCH severity of illness and degree of escsla and the PANSS from admission to discharge or 30 days after the first evaluation.

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The semi structured BPRS interview and rating guide. However, most of esfala studies have shown the distribution of symptoms into four factors, namely: Within subjects analysis of variance showed that the scale is an instrument having good sensitivity to detect change of clinical characteristics.

National Institute of Mental Health; The objective of this study is to validate the Portuguese version of the Clinical Global Impression — Schizophrenia Scale in Brazil by assessing its psychometric properties. Inpatient multidimensional psychiatric scale, manual. February 16, Financing: Schizophrenia; Psychiatric status rating scales; Validity of tests; Validation studies; Multicenter study.

Original version accepted in Portuguese Article based on the M. These factors or psychopathological dimensions have shown to be associated with certain specific etiological, pathophysiological and therapeutic processes. Novel factor-based symptom scores in treatment resistant schizophrenia: Coefficients corresponding to inter-rater and test-retest reliability were 0. For the sake of reliability, the same patient was bpes assessed by two raters; the author, a psychiatrist, and one psychologist, both of them with clinical experience.

Spanish pdf Article in xml format Article references How to cite this article Automatic translation Send this article by e-mail. Refractory patients were treated with clozapine, whereas non-refractory ones received conventional nprs second-generation escalw.

A confiabilidade foi de 0, One hundred and twenty patients using conventional antipsychotics and who met the historic criterion described above were entered in the study. The Portuguese version of the Clinical Global Impression — Schizophrenia Scale: validation study In bps negative and cognitive domains of the ezcala, where symptoms may be less specific, this is even more critical. Inputs Linked to Outcome Domains and Needs.

The second evaluation was done exclusively by one psychiatrist at discharge or at 30 days from admissionand included the same instruments, except that CGI-SCH severity of illness and degree of change were rated.

One hundred and forty patients were included in the study, 70 inpatients and 70 outpatients. The severity of illness evaluates the clinical situation during the week previous to the assessment, while the degree of change category evaluates the change of the severity of the disorder between two time-points. Related Posts


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Faulabar The inter-rater reliability was 0. None Conflict of interests: All participants provided a written authorization to release information. All correlations were statistically significant, as presented in Table 1. In order to fill this gap, Haro et al. Most of them were not working Consecutive patients meeting inclusion criteria by clinical interview in each site were included in the study.


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