Other Measurement Tools

  • BMI Body Mass Index is a key index for relating a person's body weight to their height commonly used in eating disorder services
  • CIA Clinical Impairment Assessment. CIA is a 16 item self-report questionnaire which measures the severity of psychosocial impairment due to eating disorder features.
  • EDE-Q6 Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire. EDE-Q6 is a self report measure version of EDE which assesses the effects of eating disorders.
  • GAD7 GAD-7 is a brief clinical measure for the assessment of generalized anxiety disorder routinely used in IAPT services.
  • GDS15 Geriatric Depression Scale Screening test for depressive symptoms in the elderly, evaluating the clinical severity of depression, and monitoring treatment.
    The original GDS had 30 items
  • HAT Helpful Aspects Therapy Feedback on the two most positive events that happened during therapy.
  • IES-R Impact of Events Scale - Revised. The IES-R is a 22 item self-report measure that assesses subjective distress caused by traumatic events (eg. PTSD). It is a revision of the older 15-item IES and contains 7 additional items related to the hyperarousal symptoms of PTSD.
  • MI Agoraphobia-Mobility Inventory. MI has 26 items to indicate the degree to which someone would avoid particular places or situations because of discomfort or anxiety. Each situation is rated twice to reflect the degree that the situation is avoided they are alone and when they are accompanied.
  • PEQ Measures the quality of mental health care provided from the perspective of the user and look s for ways in which care may be improved
  • Phobia Measures three NHS IAPT phobia scales: social, agoraphobia, and specific phobia
  • PHQ9  PHQ9 is the 9 item mood module of the Patient Health Questionnaire routinely used in IAPT services.
  • PQ Personal Questionnaire grades severity and duration of the problems the patient wishes to work on in therapy, described in their own words.
  • SPIN Social Phobia Inventory. SPIN has 17 items to indicate how bothered someone has been by each item during the past week.
  • SWEMWBS Shorter version of Warwick Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Scale. SWEMWBS has 7 questions to assess positive mental wellbeing.
  • WEMWBS Warwick Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Scale. A 14 question scale for assessing positive mental wellbeing.
  • WSAS  The Work and Social Adjustment Scale.  A simple measure of impairment in functioning.


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