Assessing behavioral health using OASIS: Part 1: Depression and suicidality. Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Depressive Disorder
  • Guidelines as Topic
  • Suicide, Attempted

abstract

  • This article is the first of a two-part series on assessing behavioral health in adult and elderly patients using OASIS. Direct questioning about emotional and behavioral symptoms in addition to observation, reports from family members, and input from other team members are used. This approach improves assessment information and increases nurse confidence and accuracy when making referrals for further psychiatric evaluation and treatment.

publication date

  • March 2002

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 11984176

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 154

end page

  • 61

volume

  • 20

number

  • 3