SCARED-Parent - GAD Subscale

Description
The SCARED-parent is a 41-item, parent/other administered scale that aids in the diagnosis of panic disorder/significant somatic symptoms, generalized anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, and significant school avoidance.
The GAD subscale consists of the 9 items from the SCARED - Parent that deal with generalized anxiety disorder. It can be used as a follow-up to show improvement over time.

Special Instructions
Choose the answers that best describe the child since the last time the assessment was filled out.
Once the patient has submitted it, you my preview it on the uninitialed documents tab in the EMR. However, do not initial it or it won't later be pulled into your MobileNote.

Scores Produced
Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Interpretation
A measure of improvement over time with treatment

References
Developed by Boris Birmaher, M.D., Suneeta Khetarpal, M.D., Marlane Cully, M.Ed., David A. Brent, M.D., and Sandra McKenzie, Ph.D., Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pgh. (10/95).

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