The PHQ-15 asks patients to rate how they have been bothered by somatic symptoms over the past month. It is commonly used both for screening and monitoring purposes.
Created by Drs. Robert L. Spitzer, Janet B.W. Williams, Kurt Kroenke and colleagues, with an educational grant from Pfizer Inc. No permission required to reproduce, translate, display or distribute.
During the last 4 weeks, how much have you been bothered by any of the following problems?
Self-report scales are for screening purposes only, and must be interpreted by a qualified health professional in conjunction with clinical assessment.
They cannot be used alone for diagnostic or treatment purposes.