Sheehan Disability Scale (SDS)
How to Use
The SDS is a brief, 5-item self-report tool that assesses functional impairment in work/school, social life, and family life.
How to Score
Total score 0-30 (0 unimpaired, 30 highly impaired)
- Work/school (0-10)
- Social life (0-10)
- Family life/home responsibilities (0-10
Scores of ≥5 on any of the 3 scales; high scores are associated with significant functional impairment.
Sensitivity & Specificity
- Sensitivity: 83%
- Specificity: 69%