Anxiety in CF


Key Screening Recommendations for anxiety

All individuals with CF ages 12 years and older should be screened annually   for anxiety with the Generalized Anxiety Disorder GAD-7. At least one primary caregiver of a child with CF (ages 0–17) should be offered annual screening using the GAD-7 or GAD-2

Why the PHQ and GAD? 

The PHQ-9 for depression screening and GAD-7 for anxiety screening are free, brief, reliable and valid.
They contain optimal cut-off scores for detecting psychological symptoms.
They are available in all major languages.