The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) and the 9-item Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) as screening instruments for depression in patients with cancer.

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BACKGROUND Depression screening in patients with cancer is recommended by major clinical guidelines, although the evidence on individual screening tools is limited for this population. Here, the authors assess and compare the diagnostic accuracy of 2 established screening instruments: the depression modules of the 9-item Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/cncr.30846

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@article{Hartung2017TheHA, title={The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) and the 9-item Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) as screening instruments for depression in patients with cancer.}, author={Tim J Hartung and Michael Friedrich and Christoffer Johansen and Hans-Ulrich Wittchen and Herman Faller and Uwe R. Koch and Elmar Br{\"a}hler and Martin H{\"a}rter and Monika Keller and Holger Schulz and Karl Wegscheider and Joachim Weis and Anja Mehnert}, journal={Cancer}, year={2017}, volume={123 21}, pages={4236-4243} }