[Spanish version of the new World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule II (WHO-DAS-II): initial phase of development and pilot study. Cantabria disability work group]

Actas Esp Psiquiatr. Mar-Apr 2000;28(2):77-87.
[Article in Spanish]


The aim of the present paper is to present the initial phases of the development of the Spanish version of the "World Health Organization Disablement Assessment Schedule II" WHO-DAS-II and also to describe the quantitative and qualitative methodological strategies used in the elaboration process of an instrument: i) compatible with the new International Classification of Functioning and Disability -ICIDH-2- of the World Health Organisation; ii) with criteria of cross-cultural applicability and; iii) to allow us to assess the disability in all its dimensions.

Publication types

  • Comparative Study
  • English Abstract
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Cross-Cultural Comparison
  • Disability Evaluation*
  • Disabled Persons*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Language*
  • Male
  • Pilot Projects
  • Spain
  • Surveys and Questionnaires*
  • World Health Organization*