The clinical utility of the Beck Depression Inventory after traumatic brain injury.

@article{Green2001TheCU,
  title={The clinical utility of the Beck Depression Inventory after traumatic brain injury.},
  author={Anita A Green and Kim Felmingham and Ian James Baguley and Shameran Slewa-Younan and Sharon Simpson},
  journal={Brain injury},
  year={2001},
  volume={15 12},
  pages={1021-8}
}
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE To examine the psychometric properties of the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) in traumatic brain injury (TBI) and to determine the relative endorsement of somatic-performance and cognitive-affective items in this group. RESEARCH DESIGN Prospective 2 year follow up assessment. METHODS 117 patients discharged from an inpatient TBI rehabilitation service completed the BDI as part of a 24 month follow up assessment. Demographic and injury related data were obtained from… CONTINUE READING