TITLE

Further evaluation of the Middlesex Hospital Questionnaire (M.H.Q.)

AUTHOR(S)
Crown, Sidney; Duncan, K. P.; Howell, R. W.; Crown, S
PUB. DATE
January 1970
SOURCE
British Journal of Psychiatry;Jan70, Vol. 116 Issue 530, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
The article evaluates the efficiency of Middlesex Hospital Questionnaire (MHQ), a self-rating scale of psychoneurotic symptoms and traits of patients in Great Britain. MHQ was used by nurses and medical students in measuring free-float anxiety, phobic anxiety, depression, and other mental disorders of a person. The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (U.K.A.E.A.) included MHQ as one of the instruments during clinical examination, electrocardiogram, and various laboratory tests. The study revealed that the self-rating scale has established stable mean and standard deviations for a normal group. In addition, MHQ could be ignored in normal clinical use because it has no consistent relation in age and social class.
ACCESSION #
24778273

 

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