The Slaton-Westphal functional assessment inventory for adults with psychiatric disability: Development of an instrument to measure functional status and psychiatric rehabilitation outcome
Outcome research in outpatient psychiatric rehabilitation is a relatively new undertaking. This article describes the components of art ideal outcome measure instrument according to the NIMH and IAPSRS, and reviews existing instruments intended for this purpose. The article also describes development of an instrument designed to assess functional status of adults with serious psychiatric disabilities, Reliability estimates are pro tided and suggest that the Slaton-Westphal Functional Assessment Inventory is a reliable instrument that cart be used as a outcome measure. Suggestions for further research on this instrument are also Provided.
PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION JOURNAL
(1999). The Slaton-Westphal functional assessment inventory for adults with psychiatric disability: Development of an instrument to measure functional status and psychiatric rehabilitation outcome. PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION JOURNAL, 23(2), 119-126.
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