Use of the Chinese version of the Beck Depression Inventory for screening depression in primary care.

@article{Yeung2002UseOT,
  title={Use of the Chinese version of the Beck Depression Inventory for screening depression in primary care.},
  author={Albert S. Yeung and Shauna Howarth and Raymond Javan Chan and Shamsah B. Sonawalla and Andrew Nierenberg and Maurizio Fava},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  year={2002},
  volume={190 2},
  pages={94-9}
}
Many Asian-Americans are unfamiliar with depression and its treatment. When depressed, they generally seek treatment from their primary care physicians and complain about their physical symptoms, resulting in under-recognition and under-treatment of depression. This study evaluates the effectiveness of the Chinese version of the Beck Depression Inventory (CBDI) for screening depression among Chinese-Americans in primary care. A total of 503 Chinese-Americans in the primary care clinic of a… CONTINUE READING

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