Diagnostic classification and rating scales used in psychiatry

The following diagnostic systems and rating scales are used in psychiatry and clinical psychology.


Diagnostic Classification

Diagnostic Criteria

Interview instruments using the above criteria

Rating Scales


For further information see Rating scales for depression


For further information see Anxiety disorders

  • Zung Self-Rating Anxiety Scale
  • Beck Anxiety Inventory
  • Yale–Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale
  • Hamilton Anxiety Scale
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder 7
  • Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale
  • Social Phobia Inventory
  • Panic and Agoraphobia Scale
  • Panic Disorder Severity Scale
  • PTSD Symptom Scale – Self-Report Version
  • Trauma Screening Questionnaire


For further information see Psychosis


For more further information see Mania

Eating Disorders

  • Anorectic Behavior Observation Scale
  • Binge Eating Scale
  • Eating Attitudes Test
  • Eating Disorder Inventory

Cognitive Impairment and Dementia

For more further information see Dementia

Global Scales


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