GLOBAL ASSESSMENT OF FUNCTIONING SCALE (GAF SCALE)

the name of scale that is used to plan treatment and outcomes on Axis V of DSM-IV-TR's system. Reflects levels of psychological, occupational and social functioning.

GLOBAL ASSESSMENT OF FUNCTIONING SCALE (GAF SCALE): "The global assessment of functioning scale measures the highest level seen in the last year."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "GLOBAL ASSESSMENT OF FUNCTIONING SCALE (GAF SCALE)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/global-assessment-of-functioning-scale-gaf-scale/ (accessed June 26, 2017).
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