Diagnostic Tools

Screening Tools

Here are a some helpful self-assessments and screening tools you can use with your patients

Anxiety

  • GAD-7 (Generalized Anxiety Disorder) is a 7-question screening tool that identifies whether a complete assessment for anxiety is indicated. 

GAD-7 SCORING: Scores of 5, 10, and 15 are taken as the cut-off points for mild, moderate and severe anxiety, respectively. When used as a screening tool, further evaluation is recommended when the score is 10 or greater.

Bipolar Disorder

Depression

Drug and Alcohol Abuse

  • CAGE-AID is a commonly used, 5- question tool used to screen for drug and alcohol use.The CAGE Assessment is a quick questionnaire to help determine if an alcohol assessment is needed. If a person answers yes to two or more questions, a complete assessment is advised.

Prescription Drug Abuse

  • CAGE-AID is a commonly used, 5- question tool used to screen for drug and alcohol use.The CAGE Assessment is a quick questionnaire to help determine if an alcohol assessment is needed. If a person answers yes to two or more questions, a complete assessment is advised.