Do the PHQ-8 and the PHQ-2 accurately screen for depressive disorders in a sample of pregnant women?

@article{Smith2010DoTP,
  title={Do the PHQ-8 and the PHQ-2 accurately screen for depressive disorders in a sample of pregnant women?},
  author={Megan V. Smith and Nathan Gotman and Haiqun Lin and Kimberly Ann Yonkers},
  journal={General hospital psychiatry},
  year={2010},
  volume={32 5},
  pages={
          544-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess the psychometric properties of the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ)-8, and the PHQ-2, a two-item version of the PHQ, respectively, in pregnancy. These screeners were compared to a structured diagnostic interview in a cohort of pregnant women attending prenatal care. Based upon studies documenting high sensitivity and specificity on the PHQ-8 and PHQ-2 in the general adult population, we hypothesized that both instruments would be effective in this… CONTINUE READING
BETA

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 31 CITATIONS

Identifying depression with the PHQ-2: A diagnostic meta-analysis.

  • Journal of affective disorders
  • 2016
VIEW 6 EXCERPTS
CITES BACKGROUND
HIGHLY INFLUENCED

Validation of the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ)-9 for prenatal depression screening

  • Archives of Women's Mental Health
  • 2012
VIEW 4 EXCERPTS
CITES BACKGROUND & METHODS
HIGHLY INFLUENCED

A mindfulness intervention to reduce maternal distress in neonatal intensive care: a mixed methods pilot study

  • Archives of Women's Mental Health
  • 2018
VIEW 4 EXCERPTS
CITES METHODS & BACKGROUND
HIGHLY INFLUENCED

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…