Psychometric properties of the twelve item World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule II (WHO-DAS II) in Spanish primary care patients with a first major depressive episode.

@article{Luciano2010PsychometricPO,
  title={Psychometric properties of the twelve item World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule II (WHO-DAS II) in Spanish primary care patients with a first major depressive episode.},
  author={Juan V Luciano and Jos{\'e} Lu{\'i}s Ayuso-Mateos and Ana Fern{\'a}ndez and Antoni Serrano-Blanco and Miquel Roca and Josep Maria Haro},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2010},
  volume={121 1-2},
  pages={52-8}
}
BACKGROUND Psychometric information on the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule II (WHO-DAS II) in depressive primary care (PC) patients is scarce and has been obtained with the 36-item version of the instrument. The main objective of this study was to analyse the dimensionality, internal consistency and construct validity of the 12-item WHO-DAS II in a large sample of Spanish PC patients with a first diagnosed major depressive episode. METHOD Data were collected between… CONTINUE READING

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