Appropriateness of the Ilfeld Psychiatric Symptom Index as a screening tool for depressive symptomatology in persons with spinal cord injury.

@article{Campagnolo2002AppropriatenessOT,
  title={Appropriateness of the Ilfeld Psychiatric Symptom Index as a screening tool for depressive symptomatology in persons with spinal cord injury.},
  author={Denise Campagnolo and Rosemarie A Filart and Scott R. Millis and Danielle E Lann},
  journal={The journal of spinal cord medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={129-32}
}
BACKGROUND Depressive symptomatology is seen in some persons with spinal cord injury (SCI). Identification of a depressed mood can assist clinicians in early treatment. The Ilfeld Psychiatric Symptom Index (Ilfeld PSI) is a screening tool that assesses a range of symptoms: depression, cognitive disturbance, anxiety, and anger. The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy of the Ilfeld PSI to the Zung Self-Rating Depression Scale (Zung SRS) in persons with chronic SCI. DESIGN This was… CONTINUE READING