Validation of the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ)-9 for prenatal depression screening

  title={Validation of the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ)-9 for prenatal depression screening},
  author={A. Sidebottom and P. Harrison and Amy L. Godecker and H. Kim},
  journal={Archives of Women's Mental Health},
  • A. Sidebottom, P. Harrison, +1 author H. Kim
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Archives of Women's Mental Health
  • The study was designed to validate the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) for depression risk identification among pregnant women. Pregnant women were routinely administered the Prenatal Risk Overview, a comprehensive psychosocial screening interview, which included the PHQ-9, at their prenatal intake appointment at three community clinics. Study participants completed the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV (SCID) at a later appointment. PHQ-9 risk classifications were cross-tabulated… CONTINUE READING

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