Y-BOCS - Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale


The Y-BOCS is a 10-item self-or clinician-administered measure of the severity of the Obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Special Instructions

Once the patient has submitted it, you may preview it on the uninitialed documents tab in the EMR. However, do not initial it or it won't later be pulled into your Mobile Note.

Scores Produced

Total (0-40)


0-7 Sub-clinical

8-15 Mild

16-23 Moderate

24-31 Severe

32-40 Extreme


Goodman WK et al. The Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale. I. Development, use, and reliability. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1989 Nov;46(11):1006-1011



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