Developers: Michelle P. Salyers, Marianne S. Matthias, Sadaaki Fukui, Mark C. Holter, Linda Collins, Nichole Rose, John Thompson, Melinda Coffman, William C. Torrey

Year of publication: 2012

Date last updated: 7 June 2024

Setting in which the tool was originally developed/validated: Psychiatric care

Restriction to setting(s): Not specified

Target group: Psychiatric patients and providers

Language(s): English


Specific constructs/behaviours:

Collaborative process entailing sharing information and perspectives and coming to an agreement on a treatment plan. Involves clinical decision, possible presence of 1) consumer’s role in decision making, 2) consumer’s context, 3) the clinical nature of the decision, 4) alternatives, non-medication alternatives, 5) pros and cons, 6) uncertainties or the likelihood of success, 7) assessment of the consumer’s understanding, 8) consumer’s desire to involve others in the decision, 9) assessment of the consumer’s preferences.

Tool topics:

Shared decision-making

Reference(s) to development/validation paper(s):

Salyers MP, Matthias MS, Fukui S, Holter MC, Collins L, Rose N, Thompson JB, Coffman MA, Torrey WC. A coding system to measure elements of shared decision making during psychiatric visits. Psychiatr Serv. 2012 Aug;63(8):779-84.

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Tool/manual available: Yes. (N/A)