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ABBREVIATIONS

5-HT

5-hydroxytryptamine

A&E

accident and emergency

ABP

affect-focused body psychotherapy

ACQ

Agoraphobic Cognitions Questionnaire

ADIS (-R)

Anxiety Disorders Interview Schedule (–revised)

AGREE

Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Evaluation

AM(T)

anxiety management (training)

AMED

Allied and Complementary Medicine Database

AP

analytic psychotherapy

APA

American Psychiatric Association

AR

applied relaxation

ASPD

antisocial personality disorder

BAI

Beck Anxiety Inventory

BDZ/BZ

benzodiazepine

BID/b.i.d

twice daily

BNF

British National Formulary

BNI

British Nursing Index

BSI (-12)

Brief Symptom Inventory (12 items)

BT

behaviour therapy

BUS/bus

buspirone

CBT

cognitive behavioural therapy

CCA

cost-consequences analysis

CCBT

computerised cognitive behavioural therapy

CCMD (-2, -3, –R)

Chinese Classification of Mental Disorders (version 2, version 3, revised)

CCP

Centre for Clinical Practice (NICE)

CDSR

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

CEA

cost-effectiveness analysis

CEAC

cost-effectiveness acceptability curve

CENTRAL

Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials

CGI (-I, -S)

Clinical Global Impressions (–Improvement; –Severity)

CGS

Clinical Global Severity

CI

confidence interval

CIDI

Composite International Diagnostic Interview

CINAHL

Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature

CNS

central nervous system

COM

combined treatment of Chinese medicine with acupuncture nurse

CORE-OM

Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evaluation (- Outcome Measure)

CR

controlled release

CRD

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (University of York)

CrI

credible interval

CSM

Committee on Safety of Medicines

CSR

Clinician’s Severity Rating

CT

cognitive therapy

CTCP

Chinese Taoist cognitive psychotherapy

CUA

cost-utility analysis

CVD

cardiovascular disease

d

day

DALYs

disability-adjusted life years

DARE

Cochrane Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects

DASS

Depression Anxiety Stress Scales

DB

double blind

DESS

Discontinuation Emergent Signs and Symptoms

DG

discussion group

DH

Department of Health

DSM (-III, -IV, -R, TR)

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders of the American Psychiatric Association (3rd edition; 4th edition; revision; text revision)

DUL/dul

duloxetine

EBM

evidence-based medicine

ECG

electrocardiogram

ECT

electroconvulsive therapy

EED

Economic Evaluation Database

EI

Efficacy Index

EMBASE

Excerpta Medica Database

EPQ

Eysenck Personality Questionnaire

EQ-5D

European Quality of Life – 5 Dimensions

ERSQ

Emotion Regulation Strategies Questionnaire

ESEMeD

European Study of the Epidemiology of Mental Disorders

FC CCBT

frequent contact computerised cognitive behavioural therapy

F-DIPS

Diagnostisches Interview Für Psychische Störungen–Forschungsversion

GABA

gamma-aminobutyric acid

GAD

generalised anxiety disorder

GAD-7

Generalized Anxiety Disorder Assessment – 7 items

GAD-Q (-IV)

Generalized Anxiety Disorder Questionnaire (–IV)

GDG

Guideline Development Group

GHQ

General Health Questionnaire

GI

gastrointestinal/General Index

GP

general practitioner

GRADE

Grades of Recommendation Assessment, Development and Evaluation

GRP

Guideline Review Panel

GSI

Global Severity Index

GSK

GlaxoSmithKline

HADS (-A)

Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (–anxiety subscale)

HAM-A

Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale

HCHS

Hospital and Community Health Services

HDRS

Hamilton Depression Rating Scale

HPA

hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis

HR

hazard ratio

HRG

healthcare resource groups

HRQoL

health related quality of life

HTA

Health Technology Assessment

HUI

Health Utilities Index

IAPT

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies

IBSS

International Bibliography of the Social Sciences

IC

information control

IC CCBT

infrequent contact computerised cognitive behavioural therapy

ICD (-10, -DCR)

International Classification of Diseases – the Classification of Mental and Behavioural Disorders of the World Health Organization (10th revision; Diagnostic Criteria for Research)

ICER

incremental cost-effectiveness ratio

IPT

interpersonal therapy

ITT

intention to treat

J3N

Jin-3-Needling therapy

K

number of studies

LOCF

last observation carried forward

LTFU

long-term follow-up

LYs

life years

MADRS

Montgomery-Åsberg Depression Rating Scale

MAOI

monoamine oxidase inhibitor

MC error

Monte Carlo error

MCQ

Metacognitions Questionnaire

MCT

metacognitive therapy

MD

mean difference

MDD

major depressive disorder

MEDLINE

Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System Online

MHEDEA

Mental Health Disability: a European Assessment

MHRA

Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency

MI

motivational interviewing

MINI

Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview

MMSE

Mini-Mental State Examination

N/n

number of participants

NA

not applicable

NCC

National Collaborating Centre

NCCMH

National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health

ND

non-directive

NDT

non-directive therapy

NHS

National Health Service

NICE

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

NIHR

National Institute for Health Research

NIMH-CGI

National Institute of Mental Health – Clinical Global Impressions

NL

needling therapy

NMB

net monetary benefit

NOS

not otherwise specified

NSAID

non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug

NSF

National Service Framework

OASIS

Overall Anxiety Severity and Impairment Scale

OCD

obsessive-compulsive disorder

ONS

Office for National Statistics

OR

odds ratio

Parox

paroxetine

PC

personal computer

PCT

Primary Care Trust

PD

panic disorder

PDSS

Panic Disorder Severity Scale

PGI (-I)

Patient Global Impression scale (–Improvement)

PGWB

Psychological Well-Being Index

PHQ-9

Patient Health Questionnaire – 9 items

PICO

patient, information, comparison, outcome

PL/pl

placebo

Pr

probability

PRIME-D

Primary Care Evaluation of Mental Disorders

PSS

personal social services

PSSRU

Personal Social Services Research Unit

PSWQ

Penn State Worry Questionnaire

PsycINFO

Psychological Information Database

PTSD

post-traumatic stress disorder

QALY

quality-adjusted life year

Q-LES-Q (-SF)

Quality of Life Enjoyment and Satisfaction Questionnaire (-Short Form)

QoL

Quality of Life

QOLI

Quality of Life Inventory

QWB

Quality of Well Being Scale

RR

relative risk

SAS (-CR)

Self-rating Anxiety Scale (-revised)

SB

single blind

SC

stress control

SCD

self-control desensitisation

SCID

Structured Clinical Interview for DSM

SCL-90 (R)

Symptom Checklist – 90 items (revised)

SD

standard deviation

SDS

Sheehan Disability Scale

SE

standard error

SET

self-examination therapy

SF-12, -36, -6D (MCS, PCS)

12-/36-item short form health survey (6D = six multi dimensions) physical component summary scale and mental component summary scale

SG

standard gamble

SI

Severity Index

SIGH-A

Structured Interview Guide for the Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale

SIGN

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network

SMD

standardised mean difference

SNRI

serotonin noradrenaline reuptake inhibitor

SP

supportive psychotherapy

SSRI

selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor

STAI (-S, -T)

State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (–State version, –Trait version)

TA

Technology Appraisal

TAU

treatment as usual

TCA

tricyclic antidepressants

TID/t.i.d

three times daily

TPQ

Treatment Perceptions Questionnaire

TTO

time trade-off

VEN/ven

venlafaxine

WAQ-SOM

Worry and Anxiety Questionnaire (Somatic subscale)

WE

worry exposure

WHO

World Health Organization

WL/WLC

waitlist/waitlist control

WM

Western medicine

XL

extended release

Copyright © 2011, The British Psychological Society & The Royal College of Psychiatrists.

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Generalised Anxiety Disorder in Adults: Management in Primary, Secondary and Community Care.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 113.
National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health (UK).
Leicester (UK): British Psychological Society; 2011.

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