Spanish translation and reliability testing of the Child Depression Inventory.

  title={Spanish translation and reliability testing of the Child Depression Inventory.},
  author={Pablo Davanzo and Lauren Kerwin and Vipan Nikore and Claudia Esparza and Steve Forness and Lenn Murrelle},
  journal={Child psychiatry and human development},
  volume={35 1},
The goal of this study was to test the internal reliability of a Spanish translation of the CDI, (i.e., CDI-LA), a potentially useful screening instrument for Hispanic youngsters in their native language at a primary-care level. Self-reported symptoms of depression were assessed with the CDI-LA in a school sample of 205 Hispanic students. Girls and boys ranging from 8 to 15 years (mean age 11.5 +/- 1.9 years) were tested on a designated day. The CDI-LA mean score was 9.7 +/- 7.2. Eleven percent… CONTINUE READING

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