Measuring maternal mental health using the Dutch Four-Dimensional Symptom Questionnaire (4DSQ): Pregnancy-related item bias across the perinatal period.


OBJECTIVE the Four-Dimensional Symptom Questionnaire (4DSQ) measures four dimensions of common psychopathology: distress, depression, anxiety and somatization. The instrument is developed and validated for general practice. A previous validation study of the 4DSQ for midwifery practice indicated that pregnant women respond differently to the items of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.midw.2016.06.017