A psychometric evaluation of the Chinese version of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale in patients with coronary heart disease.

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AIM To evaluate further the psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) as a screening instrument for anxiety and depression in Chinese patients with coronary heart disease in Xian, China. BACKGROUND There is considerable evidence that anxiety and depression are common in patients with coronary heart… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2009.02807.x

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@article{Wang2009APE, title={A psychometric evaluation of the Chinese version of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale in patients with coronary heart disease.}, author={Wenru Wang and Sek-Ying Chair and David R. Thompson and Sheila F Twinn}, journal={Journal of clinical nursing}, year={2009}, volume={18 13}, pages={1908-15} }