Screening for distress and depression in cancer patients: is ultrashort depression screening a valid measure in the UK? A prospective validation study.

Abstract

This study sought to validate the two-question (2Q) depression screen as a screening tool for psychological distress and depression against four criterion measures (Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale [HADS], General Health Questionnaire-12, Brief Symptom Inventory-18 [BSI-18], and the distress thermometer) for a UK cancer population. We used a… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2008.08.006

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