Two self-rating scales for depression in Hmong refugees: assessment in clinical and nonclinical samples.

Abstract

An exploratory cross-cultural study was undertaken of two widely used self-rating scales: the Zung and the Depression Scale on the 90 Item Symptom Checklist, or SCL-Depression. Both scales were translated into Hmong and tested in two samples of Hmong refugees in the U.S.A. One sample (n = 86) consisted of a field survey of all Hmong people living in… (More)

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@article{Westermeyer1986TwoSS, title={Two self-rating scales for depression in Hmong refugees: assessment in clinical and nonclinical samples.}, author={John Westermeyer}, journal={Journal of psychiatric research}, year={1986}, volume={20 2}, pages={103-13} }