Short version of the CES-D (Burnam screen) for depression in reference to the structured psychiatric interview.

@article{Tuunainen2001ShortVO,
  title={Short version of the CES-D (Burnam screen) for depression in reference to the structured psychiatric interview.},
  author={Arja Tuunainen and Robert D. Langer and Melville R. Klauber and Daniel F Kripke},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2001},
  volume={103 2-3},
  pages={261-70}
}
A new screen for depression was compared with clinician diagnoses based on the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV (SCID) as the standard. Post-menopausal women (n=436) completed the Burnam screen, a short version of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D). The Burnam screen had a sensitivity of 74% and a specificity of 87% for current major depression and dysthymia, but the positive predictive value was low (20%) and the overall error rate was 14%. For lifetime mood… CONTINUE READING

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