7.86. Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9)


[FROM-LP] Recommended by FROM-LP, as part of its condition-specific suggestions. [Royal College of Psychiatrists (2015). Framework for Routine Outcome Measurement in Liaison Psychiatry (FROM-LP). Faculty report FR/LP/02. https://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/pdf/FRLP02.pdf.]

7.86.1. History and guide

See Spitzer et al. (1999) (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10568646) and the instructions (http://www.phqscreeners.com/instructions/instructions.pdf).

A score of ≥10 identifies major depressive disorder (MDD) with sensitivity 77-88%, specificity 88-94% (Kroenke et al. 2010, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20633738).

7.86.2. Source

Original source is at http://www.phqscreeners.com.

7.86.3. Intellectual property rights

Public domain.