Brief Symptom Inventory 18 (BSI 18) with Community Norms

Title: Brief Symptom Inventory 18 (BSI 18) with Community Norms
Author: Derogatis, L.
Year: 2001
Description: The Brief Symptom Inventory 18 (BSI 18) with Community Normsis a brief symptom inventory designed to gather patient-reported data to help measure psychological distress / psyciatric disorders in medical and community populations. The BSI 18 is easy to administer and helps to:

  • Assess patients at intake for psychological problems
  • Measure patient progress during and after treatment to monitor change
  • Support managed care decisions
  • Provide outcomes measurement for treatment programs

The 18 items break down into 6 items from each of the 3 dimensions of Somatization (SOM), Depression (DEP) and Anxiety (ANX), and a global or total score: Global Severity Index (GSI).

Age Range: Adults
Administration: Individual
Inventory: 1 Complete Kit:

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Publisher: Pearson
Qualification Level: Level B or 2
Test Category: Behaviour Assessment
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