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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The Zung depression scale was preferred to other similar tools as it evaluates depression in normal non-psychotic individuals and 15, 16 has been time tested .
was assessed by examining the Pearson Product Moment Correlations of Jealousy with the Zung Anxiety Scale, the Zung Depression Scale, and the PANAS.
The validity, reliability and factorial structure of the Zung Depression Scale in high school students.
Two questionnaires were completed by the subjects before intervention, post-Phase I and post-Phase II: The FM Impact Questionnaire (FIQ) (10) and the Zung Depression Scale.
In another study, 65% of hospitalised patients with leprosy were found to be clinically depressed using the Symptom Checklist-90-R, the Zung Depression Scale, and the Spielberger State-Trait Anxiety Inventory.
The content of its 20 items was gleaned from previous items used to measure depression such as those used in the Beck Depression Inventory and the Zung Depression Scale (Zung, 1967).
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).