Measuring Health and Disability: Manual for WHO Disability Assessment Schedule (WHODAS 2.0) by N. KostanjsekMeasuring Health and Disability: Manual for WHO Disability Assessment Schedule (WHODAS 2.0) by N. Kostanjsek

Measuring Health and Disability: Manual for WHO Disability Assessment Schedule (WHODAS 2.0)

EditorN. Kostanjsek, S. Chatterji

Paperback | April 6, 2010

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The WHO Disability Assessment Schedule (WHODAS 2.0) is a unique practical instrument, based on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), that can be used to measure general health and disability levels, including mental and neurological disorders, both at the population level or in clinical practice, in a wide range of cultural settings. Presented in this book is a detailed overview of how the schedule was developed and validated, together with a description of its key features and applications. The questionnaires that form the basis of WHODAS 2.0 are available in three versions (36 item, 12 item, and 12 + 24 item), which are reproduced in the book, accompanied by detailed practical guidelines on how to use them effectively.

The publication is aimed at all health professionals who are involved in studying disability and health. It will be of interest to general health workers, psychiatrists, psychologists, neurologists and specialists in addiction problems.
Title:Measuring Health and Disability: Manual for WHO Disability Assessment Schedule (WHODAS 2.0)Format:PaperbackDimensions:151 pages, 9.5 × 6.38 × 0.68 inPublished:April 6, 2010Publisher:WHO PUBLICATIONSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9241547596

ISBN - 13:9789241547598

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Table of Contents

Preface
Part 1 Background
1. Introduction
2. WHODAS 2.0 development
3. Psychometric properties of WHODAS 2.0
4. Uses of WHODAS 2.0

Part 2 Practical aspects of administering and scoring WHODAS 2.0
5. Administering WHODAS 2.0
6. Scoring of WHODAS 2.0
7. Question-by-question specifications
8. Syntax for automatic computation of overal score using SPSS
9. Guidelines and exercises for use of WHODAS 2.0
10. Test yourself

Glossary
References
Part 3 WHODAS 2.0 VERSIONS