The Beck Depression Inventory (BDI-II) and a single screening question as screening tools for depressive disorder in Dutch advanced cancer patients

@inproceedings{Warmenhoven2010TheBD,
  title={The Beck Depression Inventory (BDI-II) and a single screening question as screening tools for depressive disorder in Dutch advanced cancer patients},
  author={Franca C Warmenhoven and Eric van Rijswijk and Y Engels and Cornelis C. Kan and Judith Prins and Chris van Weel and Kris C P Vissers},
  booktitle={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2010}
}
Depression is highly prevalent in advanced cancer patients, but the diagnosis of depressive disorder in patients with advanced cancer is difficult. Screening instruments could facilitate diagnosing depressive disorder in patients with advanced cancer. The aim of this study was to determine the validity of the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI-II) and a single screening question as screening tools for depressive disorder in advanced cancer patients. Patients with advanced metastatic disease… CONTINUE READING

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