In this post I link to three resources on the assessment of overall mental health recommended by Free, brief, and validated: Standardized instruments for low-resource mental health settings [PubMed Abstract] [Full-Text HTML] [Full-Text PDF]. Cogn Behav Pract. 2015 Feb 1;22(1):5-19
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