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Screening Tools

Wondering if your patient may have a mental health concern? Use these screening tool at point of care to see if further evaluation is required. They may be emailed to a patient to fill out at their convenience, printed out on paper to be filled out by a patient, or filled out with your patient online.
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Addictions (including Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling)
Alcohol Problems (in Men) Fast Alcohol Screening Test (FAST) - 4 questions
Alcohol Problems (in Women) Fast Alcohol Screening Test (FAST) - 4 questions
Problem gambling Lie-Bet Tool - 2 questions
Substance Abuse (in Adolescents) CRAFFT - 6 questions
Substance Use Problems Single-Question Screening Test for Primary Care - 1 questions
Video Game Addiction Dr. Gentile's Video Game Addiction Screener - 11 questions
Anger
Anger - 3 questions
Anxiety
Anxiety Disorders (2-question screener [GAD-2]) GAD-2 (Generalized Anxiety Disorder 2-item) - 2 questions
Anxiety Problems (7 question screener [GAD-7]) GAD-7 (Generalized Anxiety Disorder-7 item) - 7 questions
Anxiety Screen for Childhood Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders (SCARED) - 41 questions
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) (in Adults) Zohar-Fineberg obsessive compulsive screen - 5 questions
Panic Disorder Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) Questionnaire - 2 questions
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (in Children and Youth) Child Trauma Screening Questionnaire (CTSQ) - 10 questions
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (in Adults) Screen for PTSD in primary care (PC-PTSD) (4-item) - 4 questions
Social Anxiety Screening tool based on DSM-IV criteria - 2 questions
Asperger Syndrome
Autism Spectrum Disorder (in Children and Youth) High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Screening Questionnaire (ASSQ) - 27 questions
Social challenges including autism spectrum disorder (ASD) Social Challenges Screening Questionnaire (SCSQ) - 15 questions
Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD/ADHD)
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) (in Adults) Adult ADHD Self-Report (ASRS) - 6 questions
Lead Poisoning (in Children) CDC One Question Lead Poisoning Screen - 7 questions
Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders
Autism Spectrum Disorder (in Adults) Tool based on signs and symptoms of ASD and adapted from the National Autistic Society website - 8 questions
Autism Spectrum Disorder (in Children and Youth) High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Screening Questionnaire (ASSQ) - 27 questions
Sensory Processing Problems Screening tool based on common sensory processing symptoms - 12 questions
Social challenges including autism spectrum disorder (ASD) Social Challenges Screening Questionnaire (SCSQ) - 15 questions
Bipolar Disorders
Bipolar Disorders (in Adults) Goldberg Bipolar Screening Quiz - 12 questions
Dementia including Alzheimer's
Dementia AD8 Screening Interview - 8 questions
Depression
Depression (in Adolescents) Kutcher Adolescent Depression Scale (KADS-6) (6-item) - 6 questions
Depression (in Adults) (2-item Depression Screening Questionnaire) Two-question screening tool recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force - 2 questions
Depression (in Adults) (9-item PHQ-9) Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ) (9-item) - 9 questions
Postpartum Depression (10-item EPDS) Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) (10-item) - 10 questions
Postpartum Depression (2-item) 2-item by Gjerdingen and colleagues - 2 questions
Seasonal Affective Disorder Screening tool based on DSM-IV Criteria - 2 questions
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence HITS (Hurt, Insulted, Threatened, Screamed) (4-item) - 4 questions
Eating Disorders including Anorexia and Bulimia
Eating Disorders Eating Disorders Screen for Primary Care (ESP) - 5 questions
Hoarding
Hoarding Hoarding Rating Scale (HRS) by Dr. Tolin - 5 questions
Mental Health in General
Happiness - 5 questions
Relationships Relationships Quiz by Gottman Institute - 22 questions
Self-Compassion Self-Compassion Scale (SCS) (12-item) - 12 questions
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) (in Adults) Zohar-Fineberg obsessive compulsive screen - 5 questions
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) (in Children and Youth) OCD Screen by Drs. Uher, Heyman and others at King's College London - 7 questions
Operational Stress Injury (OSI)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (in Adults) Screen for PTSD in primary care (PC-PTSD) (4-item) - 4 questions
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Trauma and Abuse
Domestic Violence HITS (Hurt, Insulted, Threatened, Screamed) (4-item) - 4 questions
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (in Children and Youth) Child Trauma Screening Questionnaire (CTSQ) - 10 questions
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (in Adults) Screen for PTSD in primary care (PC-PTSD) (4-item) - 4 questions
Schizophrenia and Psychosis
Schizophrenia PRIME Screening Test by Dr. McGlashan et al. - 12 questions
Sensory Processing Disorders and Self-Regulation Problems
Sensory Processing Problems Screening tool based on common sensory processing symptoms - 12 questions
Somatoform Disorders
Physical Symptoms PHQ-15 - 15 questions
Technology Issues, including Internet, Cellphone, Social Media Addiction
Technology Addiction (aka internet addiction, cyberaddiction) Internet Addiction Questionnaire - 8 questions
Screening questionnaires listed here are evidence-based, validated scales proven useful in scientific studies. Note that screening is not the same as diagnosis. Screening is simply to see whether or not you might possibly have a condition. If the screening is positive, then you should see an actual doctor or health professional for an actual diagnosis, which includes asking more detailed questions to actually see whether or not you may have a particular condition.
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