The TAPD is a brief psychiatric disorder assessment that covers nine AXIS I and five AXIS II conditions to determine if further assessment or services are needed.
This 15 to 20-minute interview offers quick documentation of both positive and negative findings. The TAPD documents both current conditions and past history and is DSM-IV-TR compatible.
Initial inquiries when co-occurring conditions are anticipated.
Likely settings include mental health clinics, substance abuse programs, EAP offices, emergency rooms and primary care settings.
Can be administered by a clinician or an appropriately trained staff person.
Yields a quick identification of DSM-IV-TR indications for commonly occurring psychiatric disorders.
Offers an efficient means to determine whether a more complete diagnostic workup is required. Gives timely documentation of both positive and negative findings.
Delivers consistent coverage of common problem areas.