Assessment of depression prevalence in rural Uganda using symptom and function criteria

@article{BSMPHMScPaulBoltonM2004AssessmentOD,
  title={Assessment of depression prevalence in rural Uganda using symptom and function criteria},
  author={B. B.S.M.P.H.M.Sc.PaulBoltonM. and A. ChristopherM.WilkM. and Lincoln Ndogoni},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={39},
  pages={442-447}
}
We sought to assess the prevalence of major depression in a region of sub-Saharan Africa severely affected by HIV, using symptom and functional criteria as measured with locally validated instruments. Six hundred homes in the Masaka and Rakai districts of southwest Uganda were selected by weighted systematic random sampling. A locally validated version of the depression section of the Hopkins Symptom Check List (DHSCL) and a community-generated index of functional impairment were used to… CONTINUE READING
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