Escala Breve de Evaluación Psiquiátrica (Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale, BPRS. Authors. Ana Hernandez + 1 · luis preciado · Ana Hernandez. This study was performed to validate the Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS) in a Spanish-language version in Colombia. We used the BPRS because it is. The BPRS is important because it is one of the most widely used scales in clinical Analisis factorial y validación de la versión en español de la escala Brief.
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Five factors were found, being the fifth represented by the symptoms “somatic concern”, and “anxiety”, with self-value eigenvalue of 1. Discussion The CGI-SCH scale is a short instrument for evaluation of the distinct domains of schizophrenia, easy to administer and not time-consuming minutes to fill inwhich can be used either in clinical or research settings.
Regarding correlation between scales, it was moderate for positive, negative, cognitive and total score domains 0. Since the first factor analyses, which were performed by Overall and Klett 5 or by Guy, 9 BPRS symptoms have shown to be aggregated into four or five factors Table 1.
For inpatients, the first evaluation should be performed within 7 days after admission. Four factors were obtained: These analyses have revealed the existence of three, four, five 9 or more psychopathological dimensions.
Spanish pdf Article in xml format Article references How to cite this article Automatic translation Send this article by e-mail. Sensitivity to change has been evaluated comparing scores in two clinically different points.
BPRS-A’s total score equal to or higher than 27 points, with score of three moderate or more in the items “conceptual disorganization”, “suspiciousness””hallucinations” and “delusion”. The heterogeneity of clinical manifestations in schizophrenia has lead to the study of symptom clusters through psychopathological assessment scales. The brief psychiatric rating scale. We consider that one of the most important aspects of this study is to have selected one population of patients with refractory schizophrenia based on well-defined criteria.
Individuals with diagnosis of schizophrenia, according to DSM-IV criteria, receiving psychiatric treatment either as inpatients or outpatients, both genders, and who were at least 18 years old were included in this study.
In order to fill this gap, Haro et al. None Conflict of interests: Correspondence Mauricio Silva de Lima Av. The severity of illness evaluates the clinical situation during the week previous to the assessment, while the degree of change category evaluates the change of the severity of the disorder between two time-points.
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Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale
This group does not correspond to any known psychopathological syndrome. February 16, Financing: The CGI-SCH scale is a short instrument for evaluation of the distinct domains of schizophrenia, easy to administer and not time-consuming minutes to fill inwhich can be used either in clinical or research bors.
Br J Psychiatry Suppl. Escola Paulista de Medicina; Discussion The results of this study replicate the factors “positive” and “negative” and evidence that they are found in all studies of factor analysis among schizophrenic patients who are responsive and not-responsive to typical neuroleptics using the BPRS or other instrument for psychopathological measure. For decades, many efforts have been performed to characterize the clinical symptomatology of schizophrenia. The study reproduced the four factors described in the literature, either in refractory or non-refractory patients.
The second evaluation was done brps by one psychiatrist at discharge or at 30 days from admissionand included the same instruments, except that CGI-SCH severity of illness and degree of change were rated.
Use of the brief psychiatric rating scale by nurses. Clinical global impression CGI.
The psychopathological factors of refractory schizophrenia
Method This is an observational, longitudinal, naturalistic, multi-centric study for patients with schizophrenia. Avenida Calle 26 No. Services on Demand Journal. The second evaluation was not carried out for 4 subjects 5.
A confiabilidade foi de 0, Methodology of a multi-site reliability study. Use of psychological testing for treatment planning and outcome assessment.
A double-blind comparison with chlorpromazine. On the other hand, its main limitation lies on the sample size. Many psychiatrists face problems when using rating scales that are not translated and validated into Portuguese, particularly in clinical practice contexts.
Reliability and validity of a depression rating scale for schizophrenics. February 14, Accepted: Principal component factor analysis indicates a structure having three domains: