Psychometrics for two short forms of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies-Depression Scale.

@article{Carpenter1998PsychometricsFT,
  title={Psychometrics for two short forms of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies-Depression Scale.},
  author={Janet S Carpenter and Michael A. Andrykowski and James F. Stevens Bradford J. Willke William R. Wilson and Lynne A. Hall and Mary Kay Rayens and Barbara Sachs and Lauren L.C. Cunningham},
  journal={Issues in mental health nursing},
  year={1998},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={481-94}
}
The Center for Epidemiologic Studies-Depression Scale (CES-D; L. S. Radloff, 1977) assesses the presence and severity of depressive symptoms occurring over the past week. Although it contains only 20 items, its length may preclude its use in a variety of clinical populations. This study evaluated psychometric properties of 2 shorter forms of the CES-D developed by F. J. Kohout, L. F. Berkman, D. A. Evans, and J. Cornoni-Huntley (1993): the Iowa form and the Boston form. Data were pooled from… CONTINUE READING