Correlations between the BDI and CES-D in a sample of adolescent mothers.

@article{Wilcox1998CorrelationsBT,
  title={Correlations between the BDI and CES-D in a sample of adolescent mothers.},
  author={Holly Wilcox and Tiffany Field and Mamantos Prodromidis and Frank Anthony Scafidi},
  journal={Adolescence},
  year={1998},
  volume={33 131},
  pages={
          565-74
        }
}
Adolescent mothers were administered the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D), and the Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children (DISC). They also were asked if they preferred the BDI or CES-D. The findings indicated that BDI and CES-D scores were significantly correlated, and that more adolescent mothers preferred the CES-D. Both the BDI and CES-D were correlated with the DISC; however, the BDI was more highly correlated with the Major… CONTINUE READING

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