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Synonyms for scale

Synonyms for scale

to remove the skin of

to move upward on or along

Synonyms for scale

relative magnitude

the ratio between the size of something and a representation of it

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a specialized leaf or bract that protects a bud or catkin

a thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin

(music) a series of notes differing in pitch according to a specific scheme (usually within an octave)

an indicator having a graduated sequence of marks

a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)

a flattened rigid plate forming part of the body covering of many animals

measure by or as if by a scale

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pattern, make, regulate, set, measure, or estimate according to some rate or standard

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take by attacking with scaling ladders

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reach the highest point of

climb up by means of a ladder

remove the scales from

measure with or as if with scales

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size or measure according to a scale

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Four patients were designated non-responders despite improvement on the functional dimension of the GAF scale. Two of these patients had persistent distressing psychotic symptoms resulting in a lower overall GAF score despite an improvement in mood and level of function.
Insomnia (p = 0.03) and other diagnoses (p = 0.001) significantly predicted reduction in GAF scale score post-intervention (Table 4).
After controlling principal and additional diagnoses, the subjects' GAF scale (DSM-IV-TR) before the treatment started was noted from data files.
The IOM committee further determined that the GAF score has limited utility for assessing disability associated with mental disorders, such as PTSD among veterans, because the GAF scale content reflects its intended emphasis on mood disorder and schizophrenia symptoms.
"In many TS adults, motor tics remain more enduring and prominent than vocal tics and, in our study, motor tics were more severe overall than vocal tics and were more closely correlated with GAF scale score," he added.
A number of potential predictor variables were investigated: age, education (seven levels, ranging from eighth grade or less to beyond a master's degree), annual family income (six levels, ranging from under $10,000 to $30,000 and higher), number of children in the client's living unit, number of the client's presenting problems, perceived client difficulty (low, medium, high), GAF Scale score, prior treatment (never, more than a year ago, less than a year ago), gender, employment status (four levels: not applicable, currently employed, unemployed less than 6 months, and unemployed more than 6 months), case urgency (crisis, noncrisis), and referral source (self, other).
The use of the GAF scale from 1987 (DSM-III-R) through 11994 (DSM-IV) until the present time represents a critical means for understanding the health status of individuals in health care.