K-10 score of psychological distress code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 28/04/2016|
Score on the K-10 scale measuring levels of psychological distress.
|Classification scheme:||K-10 score|
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
This item records the score on the Kessler -10 (K-10), which is a standardised measure of non-specific psychological distress. The K-10 is based on questions about the level of nervousness, agitation, psychological fatigue and depression during the last 4 weeks. It is designed to discriminate between those people who have a serious mental illness and those who do not.
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Person—level of psychological distress, K-10 score of psychological distress code N Health, Standard 28/04/2016