Zung depression scale

Zung depression scale

Psychiatry An objective rating instrument that evaluates depression, anxiety, hostility, phobias, paranoid ideation, obsessive compulsiveness and others
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Patients were administered the Zung Depression Scale (ZDS) and the Spirituality Index of Well-Being (SIWB) in the waiting area before or after their appointment.
A systematic sample of adult outpatients from multiple primary care clinic sites in the Kansas City metropolitan area were administered a cross-sectional survey that included demographic information, the Zung Depression Scale (ZDS) and the Spirituality Index of Well-Being (SIWB).
In addition, the SIWB had significant and expected correlations with other quality-of-life instruments that measure well-being or spirituality; Zung Depression Scale (r = -0.
The Zung Depression Scale (ZDS) is a widely recognized 20-item measure of self-reported depressive symptoms that has been used in outpatient populations.
A total of 15 patients (3%) of the sample population reported depressive symptoms based on summed Zung Depression Scale scores of 50 or greater.
In Portland, Oregon, for example, all TANF applicants must participate in an "Addiction Awareness Class" where they complete the standardized Zung Depression Scale (Thompson & Mikelson, 2001) and in Florida outreach workers use a 32-item standardized measure that screen for substance abuse and mental health issues (Derr, Douglas & Pavetti, 2001).
one of the study's co-authors and a professor in the department of psychiatry at Midwestern University, the mental status of each patient was measured using scores generated on the Zung Depression Scale.
These include the Beck Depression Inventory, the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale, the Symptom Check List 90-Revision, and the Zung Depression Scale, among others.