The Health Problems Checklist is meant as an instrument to facilitate rapid evaluation of clients typically seen in psychotherapy settings, the Health Problems Checklist is a comprehensive survey of health symptoms and complaints. It includes 236 items and covers general health, vision, hearing, cardiovascular health, orthopedic health, neurological health, health habits, medical history, and more. Screens for medical referrals and serves as a health information resource. There is no formal scoring procedure. It is not a substitute for a medical evaluation; this instrument should provide a more detailed database from which the clinician or therapist can make an appropriate referral.