A comparison of three psychiatric screening tests using receiver operating characteristic (ROC) analysis.

@article{Weinstein1989ACO,
  title={A comparison of three psychiatric screening tests using receiver operating characteristic (ROC) analysis.},
  author={Milton C. Weinstein and Donald M. Berwick and Paula A Goldman and J. Michael Murphy and Arthur J. Barsky},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={1989},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={593-607}
}
Self-administered screening questionnaires are available to assist primary care physicians in detecting undiagnosed depression and anxiety disorders. This study used receiver operating characteristic (ROC) analysis to evaluate three such tests: the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ), the Mental Health Inventory (MHI), and the Somatic Symptom Inventory (SSI). Stratified by the results of a preliminary GHQ, 364 health maintenance organization (HMO) members were given these tests and a Diagnostic… CONTINUE READING

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