Comparison of a single self-assessment item with the PHQ-9 for detecting depression in general practice.
The single self-assessment item has high sensitivity and moderate specificity to identify possible cases of depression when used at a threshold of mild depression or greater.
Accuracy of general practitioner unassisted detection of depression
- M. Carey, K. Jones, G. Russell
- Medicine, PsychologyAustralian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry…
- 10 January 2014
The accuracy of unassisted general practitioner judgements of patients’ depression compared to a standardised depression-screening tool delivered via touch-screen computer was described.
Validation of the PHQ-2 against the PHQ-9 for detecting depression in a large sample of Australian general practice patients.
- M. Carey, A. Boyes, Natasha E. Noble, A. Waller, Kerry J Inder
- Medicine, PsychologyAustralian Journal of Primary Health
- 14 July 2016
The PHQ-2 threshold of ≥3 was the best balance between sensitivity and specificity for detecting possible cases of depression, and the optimal threshold was ≥2, with only 2% of possible cases missed.
Unassisted detection of depression by GPs: who is most likely to be misclassified?
Examination of patient and GP characteristics associated with GP misclassification of depression for patients classified by the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 as depressed found GPs who worked five sessions or fewer per week were more likely to make false-positive assessments and patients with private health insurance were less likely to have a false-negative assessment.
Touch screen computer health assessment in Australian general practice patients: a cross-sectional study protocol
This cross-sectional study aims to assess the acceptability of an electronic method of data collection in general practice patients and the level of agreement between GPs and patients perception regarding presence of risk factors and screening.
Efforts to close the evidence-practice gap in the management of cardiovascular risk factors in general practice: strategic or haphazard?
The allocation of research effort appears somewhat consistent with the health burden associated with the risk factors examined in this review, although an increase in smoking-related research may be needed.
Individualised music for people living with dementia and the experiences and perceptions of residential aged care staff: A qualitative study
- Minah Amor Gaviola, I. Higgins, S. Dilworth, E. Holliday, Kerry J Inder
- Medicine, PsychologyAustralasian Journal on Ageing
- 5 August 2021
To explore the experiences and perceptions of staff regarding the use of individualised music for people with dementia living in residential aged care.
Transference in Health-Related Problem Based Learning and Assessment
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Exploring the frequency, duration and experience of seclusion for women in a forensic mental health setting: a mixed-methods study protocol
Results will inform recommendations for policy, and evidence for timely and specific interventions to support the reduction of seclusion for women in forensic mental health settings, are informed.
Development of a Framework for Problem Domain Transference in Health-Related Problem Based Learning and Assessment