Below is a searchable glossary. This glossary contains frequently used terms relating to mental health. This includes acronyms used by NHS, mental health service providers, commissioners, and locally.
There are currently 20 terms in this directory beginning with the letter P.
Personality Disorder - a broad category for a collection of psychological disorders that are pathologised as specific clusters of personality traits
PHQ-9 / PHQ9
Patient Health Questionnaire 9 - given to patients in a primary care setting to screen for the presence and severity of depression. It is the 9-question depression scale from the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ).
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