Reliability, validity, and clinical application of the visual analogue mood scale

Marshal F. Folsten, Richard Luria

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Abstract

The reliability and validity of the Visual Analogue Mood Scale (VAMS) has been demonstrated in both a military and a private psychiatric hospital, inpatient population. Therepeated and concurrent administration of the VAMS and the Digit-Symbol test identifies a mood-performance correlation which distinguishes patients with affective disorders, ofmanic or depressed type, from other psychiatric patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)479-486
Number of pages8
JournalPsychological medicine
Volume3
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1973
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Applied Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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