Screening for depression and anxiety in spinal cord injury with DASS-21

  title={Screening for depression and anxiety in spinal cord injury with DASS-21},
  author={Mack C. Mitchell and Nicholas R. Burns and Diana S Dorstyn},
  journal={Spinal Cord},
Study design:Comparison of two self-report instruments with a structured diagnostic interview.Objective:To investigate the properties of the Depression Anxiety Stress Scales-21 (DASS-21) in patients with spinal cord injuries.Setting:South Australian Spinal Cord Injuries Service, Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre, Northfield, South Australia.Methods:Forty paraplegic or tetraplegic patients participated. Two self-report measures, DASS-21 and Brief Symptom Inventory (BSI), assessed Depression… CONTINUE READING


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