Comparative validity of the WHO-5 Well-Being Index and two-question instrument for screening depressive symptoms in patients with type 2 diabetes

Abstract

A simple tool consisting of two questions for screening depressive symptoms has been shown to be useful in primary care settings, but its validity in patients with diabetes has yet to be evaluated. We compared the test performance of this two-question instrument with that of WHO (The World Health Organization)-5. We consecutively enrolled 153 patients with… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00592-010-0219-z

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