Generalized Anxiety Disorder-7 (GAD-7)
Screen for anxiety and assessing anxiety severity in clinical and research settings.
Population (Age range)
13 years and older
Time to administer
Time period covered
Number of items/version
The GAD-7 is an anxiety scale that can be used for assessing anxiety severity in clinical practices and in research. Items are scored using a 4-point scale (0-3).
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