Assessing depression in youth at clinical high risk for psychosis: a comparison of three measures.

  title={Assessing depression in youth at clinical high risk for psychosis: a comparison of three measures.},
  author={Jordan E DeVylder and Lawrence Hsin Yang and Jill M Harkavy-Friedman and Neyra Azimov and Deborah J. Walder and Cheryl Mary Corcoran},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  volume={215 2},
Depressive symptoms are prevalent among individuals at clinical high-risk (CHR) for psychosis. Prior studies have used the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HDRS), and the "dysphoric mood" item of the Scale of Prodromal Symptoms (SOPS) to assess depressive symptoms in CHR samples. We compared the psychometric properties of these instruments in a CHR cohort, to support the selection of appropriate depressive symptoms measures in future studies and in clinical… CONTINUE READING
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