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RECOMMENDED SCALES

There have been calls for an alignment of core mental health measures in studies undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic to enable cross-cultural comparisons.

Some of the most widely recommended scales and newly validated bespoke COVID-19 mental health measures are listed below. Translation of scales can be accessed by clicking on the flags of the relevant countries.

GAD-7 (Generalised Anxiety Disorder)

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PHQ-9 (Patient Health Questionnaire)

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UCLA Loneliness Scale

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RCADS (Revised Children's Anxiety and Depression Scale)

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COVID-19 Measures