Validating an American scale in Hong Kong: the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale (CES-D).

@article{Cheung1998ValidatingAA,
  title={Validating an American scale in Hong Kong: the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale (CES-D).},
  author={Chi Kim Cheung and Christopher Adam Bagley},
  journal={The Journal of psychology},
  year={1998},
  volume={132 2},
  pages={
          169-86
        }
}
The construct validity of a Chinese-language version of the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale (CES-D; Radloff, 1977) was tested on a sample of 138 Hong Kong Chinese married couples. Confirmatory factor analysis identified 2 factors: (a) depressive symptom factors and (b) interpersonal problem factors. Those factors attained convergent, discriminant, and structural validity when evaluated against social desirability. The CES-D also manifested nomological validity in terms of… CONTINUE READING
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