Dimensionality and scale properties of the Edinburgh Depression Scale (EDS) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: the DiaDDzoB study

January 2011
BMC Psychiatry;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p141
Academic Journal
The article presents a research which examines the dimensionality and scale properties of the Edinburgh Depression Scale (EDS) method of screening depression in people suffering from type 2 diabetes mellitus. According to the research, there are several factors which makes EDS an appropriate scale for measuring an attribute of general depression including, the fact that screening rules for mild and severe depression are applicable to both males and females.


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