Assessment of depression in medical patients: A systematic review of the utility of the Beck Depression Inventory-II

@inproceedings{Wang2013AssessmentOD,
  title={Assessment of depression in medical patients: A systematic review of the utility of the Beck Depression Inventory-II},
  author={Y-p Wang and Clarice Gorenstein},
  booktitle={Clinics},
  year={2013}
}
To perform a systematic review of the utility of the Beck Depression Inventory for detecting depression in medical settings, this article focuses on the revised version of the scale (Beck Depression Inventory-II), which was reformulated according to the DSM-IV criteria for major depression. We examined relevant investigations with the Beck Depression Inventory-II for measuring depression in medical settings to provide guidelines for practicing clinicians. Considering the inclusion and exclusion… CONTINUE READING

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