Psychometric assessment of the Correa-Barrick Postpartum Depression Scale.

  title={Psychometric assessment of the Correa-Barrick Postpartum Depression Scale.},
  author={Christina B Barrick and Vicky P. Kent and Elizabeth Crusse and Dianne E Taylor},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  volume={141 2-3},
INTRODUCTION Empirical evidence has suggested an association between mood and color sensitivity. The purpose of this study is to report on the psychometric properties of a new postpartum depression rating scale while at the same time showing a correlation between depression severity and impaired color sensitivity. METHODS Using a survey design of a sample of 17 postpartum patients, color sensitivity was assessed by the patient's response to a self-report depression scale item, "I notice that… CONTINUE READING