Resources

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 and this list will be augmented. Translation of scales can be accessed by clicking on the flags of the relevant countries.

 

This page is being regularly updated to include new scales and translations. You can submit items to us via the link below. 

 

GAD-7 (Generalised Anxiety Disorder)

Translated measures

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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