Screening for depressive symptoms: validation of the center for epidemiologic studies depression scale (CES-D) in a multiethnic group of patients with diabetes in Singapore.

@article{Stahl2008ScreeningFD,
  title={Screening for depressive symptoms: validation of the center for epidemiologic studies depression scale (CES-D) in a multiethnic group of patients with diabetes in Singapore.},
  author={Dorit Stahl and Chee Fang Sum and Shin Si Lum and Pei Hsiang Liow and Yiong Huak Chan and Swapna Verma and Hong Choon Chua and Siow Ann Chong},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2008},
  volume={31 6},
  pages={1118-9}
}
OBJECTIVE We determined the reliability and validity of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) against the DSM-IV-based diagnostic inventory, Schedule for Clinical Assessment in Neuropsychiatry (SCAN), in a multiethnic sample of adult subjects with diabetes attending a diabetes center in Singapore. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A total of 522 subjects (74.7% Chinese, 11.1% Malay, and 14.2% Indian) completed culturally adapted versions of the CES-D; 291 subjects were… CONTINUE READING

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