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1. Over the Last 2 weeks, How Often Have You Been Bothered By Feeling Nervous, Anxious, or On Edge?

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The generalized anxiety disorder seven-item (GAD-7) scale is used to screen for GAD in primary care. It can be used to monitor severity of symptoms over time and has been found to be sensitive to change.

For the diagnosis of GAD, sensitivity is 89% and specificity 82%.


Spitzer RL, Kroenke K, Williams JB, Lowe B.

Archives of Internal Medicine 2006 May 22, 166 (10): 1092-7

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