A longitudinal psychopathological schedule

Ian Brockington*, Anne Roper, Elaine Edmunds, Carol Kaufman, Herbert Y. Meltzer

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A schedule is described for rating the symptoms of mental illness over a period of time which includes several episodes. The reliability was measured in a study involving six raters. The sources of information required were studied, in 20 patients, by comparing an interview with the patient, a similar interview with an informant and an analysis of the case records. A synopsis of interview and record data are necessary to obtain adequate information about longitudinal psychopathology and ‘lifetime’ diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1035-1043
Number of pages9
JournalPsychological Medicine
Issue number4
StatePublished - Nov 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Applied Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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