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The '''Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale''' (BPRS) is a standardised rating scale used to assess the severity of psychiatric symptoms, particularly [[psychosis|psychotic symptoms]]. The scale has 18 items, and each is assessed on a seven-point scale, varying from absent to extremely severe, and covers both [[positive and negative symptoms]].
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The '''Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale''' (BPRS) is a standardised rating scale used to assess the severity of psychiatric symptoms, particularly [[psychosis|psychotic symptoms]]. The scale has 18 items, and each is assessed on a seven-point scale, varying from absent to extremely severe, and covers both [[Positive and negative symptoms in schizophrenia|positive and negative symptoms]].
   
 
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The Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS) is a standardised rating scale used to assess the severity of psychiatric symptoms, particularly psychotic symptoms. The scale has 18 items, and each is assessed on a seven-point scale, varying from absent to extremely severe, and covers both positive and negative symptoms.


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