Performance of the composite international diagnostic interview short form for major depression in a community sample.

@article{Patten2000PerformanceOT,
  title={Performance of the composite international diagnostic interview short form for major depression in a community sample.},
  author={Scott B Patten and J Brandon-Christie and J Devji and Boris Sedmak},
  journal={Chronic diseases in Canada},
  year={2000},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={68-72}
}
Recently, short-form versions of structured psychiatric diagnostic interviews have been developed for epidemiologic and survey research. These short forms can reduce research costs in large-scale studies; however, their accuracy is likely to be less than that of a full diagnostic interview. We evaluated the positive and negative predictive values of a short-form interview derived from the Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI). Samples of subjects who scored both positively (n… CONTINUE READING

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