The psychometric properties of GHQ for detecting common mental disorder among community dwelling men in Goa, India

@inproceedings{Endsley2017ThePP,
  title={The psychometric properties of GHQ for detecting common mental disorder among community dwelling men in Goa, India},
  author={Paige Endsley and Benedict Weobong and Abhijit Nadkarni},
  booktitle={Asian journal of psychiatry},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND There have not been many attempts to validate screening measures for common mental disorders (CMD) in low- and middle-income countries. The aim of this study was to examine the criterion validity of the General Health Questionnaire 12 (GHQ-12) in a community-based study from Goa, India. METHOD Concurrent and convergent validity of the GHQ-12 were assessed against the Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview (MINI) and World Health Organization Disability Assessment Scale… CONTINUE READING
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