[Brief self-evaluation questionnaire for depressive, asthenic and anxious dimensions]

Ann Med Psychol (Paris). 1984 Jun;142(6):862-5.
[Article in French]


A short self-rating inventory of 24 items is presented. Factor analysis has shown that it includes three homogenous sub-scales of 8 items each, measuring respectively the depressive mood, the asthenia-fatigue and the anxiety dimensions. The inventory can be used in general practice with ambulatory patient and allows to select for specific therapeutic trials a sub-group of patients characterized by depressive and asthenic symptoms with a relatively low level of anxiety.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Anxiety / diagnosis*
  • Asthenia / diagnosis*
  • Depression / diagnosis*
  • Humans
  • Personality Inventory*