Y-BOCS - Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale
The Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale is a 13-item semi-structured interview designed to rate the severity and record the types of symptoms in a patient diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
The Y-BOCS is intended for use as a provider-administered, semi-structured interview. A version with verbose prompts Is provided under “downloads” below.
Y-BOCS (0-40) (sum of items 1-10; items 1b, 6b, and 11 are not included in the score)
Goodman WK, Price LH, Rasmussen SA, et al.: The Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale: Part I. Development, use, and reliability. Arch Gen Psychiatry (46:1006-1011, 1989). and Goodman WK, Price LH, Rasmussen SA, et al.: The Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale): Part II. Validity. Arch Gen Psychiatry (46:1012-1016, 1989).