Facial Plastics Outcomes Tool: DAS-59

Facial Plastics Outcomes Tool: DAS-59

Derriford Appearance Scale (DAS-59)

Description

Measures the spectrum of psychological distress and dysfunction that is characteristic of disfigurements, deformities and aesthetic problems of appearance

Targeted Age

> 16 years

Items (Domains)

59 (5)

Estimated Completion Time

> 10 minutes

Reliability/Validity Assessment

Yes/Yes

Literature

1) Harris DL, Carr AT. The Derriford Appearance Scale (DAS59): a new psychometric scale for the evaluation of patients with disfigurements and aesthetic problems of appearance. Br J Plast Surg 2001;54:216-22.