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Domains : Early Detection

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Overall Rank Primary Domain Additional Domain(s) Measure Title
35 Early Detection Health Promotion, Health Literacy Best in Domain Dissemination of information to the public about symptoms of mental illness and available resources. Display Detailed
40 Early Detection Accessibility, Patients with Mood Disorders For individuals affirming one of the two key symptoms of depression (Over the past month, have you been bothered by little interest or pleasure in doing things? By feeling down, depressed or hopeless?), clinicians should consider using a quantitative questionnaire (e.g., Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9)) to further assess whether the patient has sufficient symptoms to warrant a diagnosis of clinical major depression and a full clinical interview. Display Detailed
63 Early Detection Patients with Comorbid Conditions, Accessibility Use of a common, validated screening tool (e.g., a four-item test with questions on Cutting down, Annoyance at criticism, Guilty feelings and use of Eye-openers (CAGE), The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT)) for alcohol or other drug problems for all new patients. Display Detailed
68 Early Detection Accessibility, Children Well child visits: Child visits the doctor six times in the first 15 months of life at 2, 4, 6, 9, 12, and 15 months of age; children from two to six years old have annual checkups. Display Detailed
71 Early Detection Patients with Reproductive Mental Health Disorders, Speakers of English as a Second Language Percent of female primary health care clients/patients who are pregnant or post partum who have been screened (e.g., using the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS)) for depression. Display Detailed
74 Early Detection Accessibility, Patients with Eating Disorders When screening for eating disorders, one or two simple questions should be considered for use with specific target groups (e.g., Do you think you have an eating problem? and Do you worry excessively about your weight?). Display Detailed
87 Early Detection Health Conditions Duration of untreated symptoms (self and/or family defined). Display Detailed
128 Patients with Psychosis Early Detection, Accessibility Mean age at first treatment contact for persons with psychotic disorders. Display Detailed
132 Early Detection Health Conditions, Children Use of the Dominic diagnostic tool, a validated, interactive, child self-report instrument or other similar tools among children presenting with emotional or behavioural problems. Display Detailed
  Best in Domain Most highly rated measure for the identified primary domain.
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