Table 3

Threshold scores for the GHQ-12 and IES-R

Thresholds for clinical significance of each of the psychometric evaluations
GHQ-12
General Function
  • Above 3 on the 0-0-1-1 scoring system represents case level psychological distress

IES-R
Trauma
  • 24 or above on the 0-1-2-3-4 scoring system represents clinically significant stress response

  • GHQ-12, General Health Questionnaire-12; IES-R, Impact of Events Scale-Revised.