Efficiently assessing negative cognition in depression: an item response theory analysis of the Dysfunctional Attitude Scale.

Abstract

Despite a central role for dysfunctional attitudes in cognitive theories of depression and the widespread use of the Dysfunctional Attitude Scale, form A (DAS-A; A. Weissman, 1979), the psychometric development of the DAS-A has been relatively limited. The authors used nonparametric item response theory methods to examine the DAS-A items and develop a… (More)

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