The validity of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale. An updated literature review.

@article{Bjelland2002TheVO,
  title={The validity of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale. An updated literature review.},
  author={Ingvar Bjelland and Alv Andreas Dahl and Tone Tangen Haug and Dag Neckelmann},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  year={2002},
  volume={52 2},
  pages={69-77}
}
OBJECTIVE To review the literature of the validity of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS). METHOD A review of the 747 identified papers that used HADS was performed to address the following questions: (I) How are the factor structure, discriminant validity and the internal consistency of HADS? (II) How does HADS perform as a case finder for… CONTINUE READING