Measuring Health: A Review of Quality of Life Measurement Scales

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APPENDIX: A SELECTION OF SCALE DISTRIBUTORS AND USEFUL ADDRESSES

Abbreviated Mental Test Score (AMT) 7-item version Professor S. Ebrahim, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol, BS8 2PR.

Arizona Social Support Interview Schedule (ASSIS) Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe AZ 85287, USA.

Arthritis Impact Measurement Scales Dr R.F. Meenan, Arthritis Center, Boston University Medical Center, Conte Building, 80 East Concord Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA.

Barthel Index (Granger's modified version and FIM+FAM replacement scale) Dr C.V. Granger, Center for Functional Assessment, Department of Rehabilitative Medicine, University of Buffalo, 232 Parker Hill, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214–3007, USA.

Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) (revised version) Psychological Corporation, 555 Academic Court, San Antonio, TX 78204–2498, USA. http://www. PsychCorp.com (then search for Beck).

CASP-19 Dr Paul Higgs, Centre for Behavioural and Social Sciences in Medicine, University College London, Wolfson Building, Riding House Street, London W1N 8AA, UK.

Cornell Medical Index Withdrawn from use; owned by New York Weill Cornell Medical Centre Archives, 1300 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA.

Consulting Psychologists Press (scale distributors), 3803 East Bayshore Road, Box 10096, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA.

COOP/WONCA Charts Northern Centre for Health Care Research, University of Groningen, Ant. Deusinglaan 4, 9713 AW Groningen, The Netherlands. http://www.globalfamilydoctor.com/ harts

Crichton Royal Behaviour Rating Scale Dr D.J. Jolley, South Manchester Old Age Psychiatry Service, Withington Hospital, Nell Lane, West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2LR, UK.

Dartmouth COOP Function Charts Dr Deborah Johnson, Dartmouth COOP Project, Dartmouth Medical School, Hinman Box 7265, Hanover, NH 03755–3862, USA.

EuroQol Dr Frank de Charro, EuroQol Business Manager, PO Box 4443, 3006 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Family Relationship Index (FRI), Family Environment Scale (FES) Consulting Psychologists Press, 3803 East Bayshore Road, Box 10096, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA.

General Health Questionnaire (GHQ) NFERNELSON, Darville House, 2 Oxford Road East, Windsor, Berks SL4 1DF, UK.

Geriatric Depression Scale – accessible on http:// www.stanford.edu/∼yesavage/GDS

Geriatric Mental State (GMS) and CARE Professor J.R.M. Copeland, Department of Psychiatry, Royal Liverpool Hospital, Prescot Street, Liverpool L7 8XP, UK.

Hamilton Depression Rating Scale Professor M. Hamilton, Department of Psychiatry, University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK. Structured interview version: Dr M. Potts, Department of Social Work, California State University, 1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90840–0902, USA.

Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS)

NFER-NELSON, Darville House, 2 Oxford Road East, Windsor, Berks SL4 1DF, UK.

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