Vietnamese Panic Disorder Survey

Information about Measure
First Name Devon
Last Name Hinton
Email [email protected]
Affiliation Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital
Other means of contacting author (e.g., website,, ResearchGate)
Mental health assessment tool that was adapted/developed/validated Vietnamese Panic Disorder Survey
Mental health condition assessed Anxiety Disorders
Idiom of distress included, if any Not Applicable
Lifestage of interest Adult (General)
Age range (age – age)
Country or countries where tool was developed/adapted/validated United States with Vietnamese refugees
Language(s) of the adapted/developed/validated tool English; Vietnamese
Clinical or community sample? Clinical
Subpopulation in which tool was developed/validated (e.g., tool was developed and tested among middle-class women)? Vietnamese refugees attending psychiatric clinics in the United States
Development procedures Culturally adapted
If validated, what was the gold standard?
Description of other development procedures, if applicable
Cronbach’s alpha
Other information about tool (e.g., additional psychometrics [NPV, PPV, Youden’s index, diagnostic odds ratio])
Links to development/adaptation/validation studies and/or previous studies using the tool Hinton D, Chau H, Nguyen L, et al. Panic disorder among Vietnamese refugees attending a psychiatric clinic: prevalence and subtypes. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2001;23(6):337-344. doi:10.1016/s0163-8343(01)00163-3
Notes when administering the tool Tool is administered in a clinical setting by the physician. Patients are first asked 8 questions which are “panic probes.” If any question is answered affirmatively, proceed to the SCID-based panic interview.