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Table 3 Rating scale scores at each interview, changes and significance over time

From: Primary care use of antipsychotic drugs: an audit and intervention study

  Initial interview: n = 26 Follow-up interview: n = 24 p
  Mean score range Sd Mean score range sd  
BPRS 7 1–17 4 5 0–12 3 0.006
CGI 2.8 0–6 1.4 2.6 1–6 1.3 ns
AIMS 10 0–39 10 7 0–27 7 0.001
GAS 61 10–93 22 66 15–95 20 ns
  1. BPRS – Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale
  2. CGI – Clinical Global Impression
  3. AIMS – Abnormal Involuntary Movements Scale
  4. GAS – Global Assessment Schedule