Appendix 4 - Panic Disorder
Panic Disorder can be screened for with the help of questions from the Patient Health Questionnaire.
Patient Health Questionnaire – Panic Disorder (PHQ-PD)
Scoring the PHQ-PD
A score of 1 for each positive response.
Interpreting the PHQ-PD
In the literature a score of five or above is suggestive of Panic Disorder and further assessment and intervention may be indicated.