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


[FROM-LP] Recommended by FROM-LP, as part of its condition-specific suggestions. See FROM-LP.


[FROM-Perinatal] Recommended by FROM-Perinatal, as part of the “common mental health disorders” set. See FROM-Perinatal.

10.115.1. 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).

10.115.2. Source

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

10.115.3. Intellectual property rights

Public domain.