Y-BOCS - Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale

Description

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).

Special Instructions

The Y-BOCS is intended for use as a provider-administered, semi-structured interview. A version with verbose prompts Is provided under “downloads” below.

Scores Produced

Y-BOCS (0-40) (sum of items 1-10; items 1b, 6b, and 11 are not included in the score)

References

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).

Downloads

YBOCS.pdf

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