Brief anxiety and depression questionnaire: clinical validation and cut-off scores
What is it about?
The study involved 177 patients with pulmonary, cardiac or neurological disease undergoing in-hospital rehabilitation. Receiver operating characteristics curves were used to determine the best concordance between questionnaire’s scores and the gold standards
Why is it important?
Using appropriate cut-off values, the STAI-X3 and QD-R allow psychologists to optimize early clinical intervention strategies selecting patients with significant needs
The following have contributed to this page: Dr Giorgio Bertolotti and Dr Roberto RB Burro