Psychometric evaluation of the Signs of Depression Scale with a revised scoring mechanism in stroke patients with communicative impairment

Authors Mariska van Dijk , JM de Man-Van Ginkel , Thóra Hafsteinsdóttir , Marieke Schuurmans
Published in Clinical rehabilitation
Publication date 31 December 2017
Research groups Chronic Diseases
Type Article

Summary

Cross-sectional multicentre study to investigate (1) the diagnostic value of the Signs of Depression Scale (SODS) in a Likert scale format and (2) whether the Likert scale improves the diagnostic value compared with the original dichotomous scale. A total of 116 consecutive hospitalized stroke patients, of whom 53 were patients with communicative impairment.

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Language English
Published in Clinical rehabilitation
Year and volume 2017 12
Key words depressie, communicatiestoornis, screening, beroerte
Page range 1653-1663

Chronic Diseases