Generalized Anxiety Disorder - 7 (GAD-7)

Spitzer RL; Kroenke K; Williams Janet BW; Löwe B


Basic description

Published in 2006

The authors also developed the questionnaire in the general population in 2008 (PubMed Abstract)


Spitzer RL; Kroenke K; Williams Janet BW; Löwe B

Instrument in public domain
To identify probable cases of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and assess symptom severity in GAD
Therapeutic area
  • Mental Disorders
Therapeutic indication

Anxiety Disorders

Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • pro PRO
Original language(s)
  • English for the USA
73 translation(s)
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Spitzer RL, Kroenke K, Williams JBW, Lowe B. A brief measure for assessing generalized anxiety disorder - The GAD-7. Archives of Internal Medicine. 2006;166:1092-1097 (Full text article)

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