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The validity of the Beck Depression Inventory-Short Form as a screening and diagnostic instrument for moderate and severe depression in medical inpatients.
OBJECTIVE To examine the concurrent validity of the Beck Depression Inventory-Short Form (BDI-SF) to detect moderate and severe depressive episodes according to the International Classification ofExpand
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Questionário de Atividades de Autocuidado com o Diabetes: tradução, adaptação e avaliação das propriedades psicométricas
OBJECTIVES: To translate into Portuguese, perform cross-cultural adaptation and to evaluate the psychometric properties of the Summary of Diabetes Self-Care Activities Questionnaire - SDSCA.Expand
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Validity of the CAGE questionnaire for screening alcohol-dependent inpatients on hospital wards.
OBJECTIVE To verify the validity of the CAGE questionnaire in screening inpatients with alcohol dependence. METHODS In a transversal study, 747 medical inpatients hospitalized on general medicalExpand
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Medical illness, past depression, and present depression: a predictive triad for in-hospital mortality.
OBJECTIVE The authors' objectives were to determine 1) whether major depressive disorder diagnosed according to DSM-IV criteria modified for the medically ill predicted in-hospital mortality betterExpand
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Three core domains of delirium validated using exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses.
OBJECTIVE To confirm the existence of the proposed three-core symptom domains in delirium by analyzing a dataset of nondemented adults using selected core symptoms as measured by the Delirium RatingExpand
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[Questionnaire of Diabetes Self-Care Activities: translation, cross-cultural adaptation and evaluation of psychometric properties].
OBJECTIVES To translate into Portuguese, perform cross-cultural adaptation and to evaluate the psychometric properties of the Summary of Diabetes Self-Care Activities Questionnaire - SDSCA. Expand
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Qualidade de vida de pacientes com história prévia de acidente vascular encefálico: observação de casos
Objetivo: Descrever a qualidade de vida de pacientes com historia previa de acidente vascular encefalico (AVE) internados em enfermarias gerais e avaliar qual o dominio mais afetado pela doenca.Expand
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Phenotype of subsyndromal delirium using pooled multicultural Delirium Rating Scale--Revised-98 data.
OBJECTIVE There is no consensus definition for the phenotype of subsyndromal delirium (SSD), a subthreshold state to full delirium. Without an a priori definition we applied advanced analyticExpand
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Sociodemographic predictors of temperament and character.
The Unified Biosocial Theory of Personality postulates that human personality is organized around four temperaments - Novelty Seeking, Harm Avoidance, Reward Dependence, and Persistence - and threeExpand
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