The Modified Depression Scale (MDS): A Brief, No-Cost Assessment Tool to Estimate the Level of Depressive Symptoms in Students and Schools.

@article{Dunn2012TheMD,
  title={The Modified Depression Scale (MDS): A Brief, No-Cost Assessment Tool to Estimate the Level of Depressive Symptoms in Students and Schools.},
  author={Erin C Dunn and R Michael Johnson and Jennifer Greif Green},
  journal={School mental health},
  year={2012},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={34-45}
}
Adolescent health researchers and practitioners are frequently interested in assessing depression as part of student screening and for school-wide prevention and intervention planning. However, this task is challenging given the lack of free, brief assessments of depressive symptoms in youth. This study evaluated the psychometric properties of an adapted… CONTINUE READING