Rasch model analysis of the Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scales (DASS)
- Assessing dimensional and categorical aspects of depression Validation of the AMDP Depression Scale. Lauterbach, E.; Rumpf, H.-J.; Ahrens, B.; Haug, H.-J.; Schaub, R.; Schönell, H.; Stieglitz, R.-D.; Hohagen, F. // European Archives of Psychiatry & Clinical Neuroscience;2005, Vol. 255 Issue 1, p15
Deals with a study that assesses the dimensional and categorical aspects of depression. Background on the Association for Methodology and Documentation in Psychiatry-Depression Scale (AMDP-DS); Development of the scale; Methods applied in the study; Result of the study; Conclusion.
- Happy or Just Not Depressed? Baker, Lori // Psychology Today;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p18
The article reiterates that doctors and patients may have different definition of remission from depression. Most likely researchers rely on standardized questionnaires to determine if patients are depressed. But according to psychiatrist Mark Zimmerman of the Brown University School of...
- Treatment Progress Indicator: Application of a New Assessment Tool to Objectively Monitor the Therapeutic Progress of Patients With Depression, Anxiety, or Behavioral Health Impairment. Tuso, Phillip // Permanente Journal;Summer2014, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p55
Depression, anxiety, and behavioral health impairment are common in the US. Efforts to treat patients with depression, anxiety, and chemical dependency are surpassed by the great demand for psychiatrist and therapist appointments. Unlike other specialties, psychiatry lacks a vital sign or tests...
- OD REDAKCJI. Aleksandrowicz, Jerzy; Marek, Katarzyna // Psychiatria Polska;2011, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p643
No abstract available.
- Mental Health Service Use in a Nationally Representative Canadian Survey. Sareen, Jitender; Cox, Brian J.; Afifi, Tracie O.; Yu, Bo Nancy; Stein, Murray B. // Canadian Journal of Psychiatry;Oct2005, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p753
Background: Previous Canadian surveys have noted a wide range of prevalence rates for mental health service use and found no consistent relation between type of contact with mental health professionals and severity of illness. This study is the first investigation to examine the prevalence and...
- Psychosocial and Clinical Predictors of Symptom Persistence vs Remission in Major Depressive Disorder. Enns, Murray W.; Cox, Brian J. // Canadian Journal of Psychiatry;Oct2005, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p769
Objective: The present study evaluates the impact of a range of psychosocial factors on the outcome of major depression while controlling for the effect of clinical variables. Method: Patients (A2 = 171) seen in consultation at a mood disorders clinic completed measures of neuroticism,...
- Acculturation, Bicultural Identity and Psychiatric Morbidity in Young Turkish Patients in Germany. Soygüt, Gonca; Çakir, Zehra // Turkish Journal of Psychiatry;2009, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p1
Objective: This study was designed to examine, with the use of Berry's acculturation concept (2003), personal selfesteem and collective esteem in the acculturation of young Turks in Germany. Further, it was aimed to examine whether ethnic identity is linked to better mental health. Method:...
- Corrections. // Therapy Today;Feb2009, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p43
Corrections to articles which appeared in the previous issues of "Therapy Today," are presented, including the photo caption on page 4 of the December 2008 issue, and the article on depression in the January 2009 issue.
- Editorial. Kean, Brian // Ethical Human Psychology & Psychiatry;2011, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p3
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses various reports published within the issue including one by H. Edmund Pigott on the sequenced treatment alternatives to relieve depression (STAR*D), one by Barbara Andrande and Oscar Ugalde on ethical issues and ethics in...