Diagnostic validity of the composite international diagnostic interview (CIDI) depression module in an East African population.

@article{Gelaye2013DiagnosticVO,
  title={Diagnostic validity of the composite international diagnostic interview (CIDI) depression module in an East African population.},
  author={Bizu Gelaye and Michelle A. Williams and Seblewengel Lemma and Negussie Deyessa and Yonas Bahretibeb and Teshome Shibre and Dawit Wondimagegn and Asnake Lemenih and Jesse R. Fann and Ann Vander Stoep and Xiao-Hua Zhou},
  journal={International journal of psychiatry in medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={46 4},
  pages={387-405}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the validity and reliability of the structured Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI) in diagnosing current major depressive disorder (MDD) among East African adults. METHODS A sample of 926 patients attending a major referral hospital in Ethiopia participated in this diagnostic assessment study. We used a two-stage study design where participants were first interviewed using an Amharic version of the CIDI and a stratified random sample underwent a follow-up… CONTINUE READING