Positive & Negative Symptom Scale

Positive & Negative Symptom Scale

PANSS Psychiatry A testing device–range of scores, 30–210 used to evaluate the clinical state of a Pt with schizophrenia–high scores indicate worse Sx. See Negative Sx, Positive Sx, Schizophrenia.
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