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Hierarchical screening for multiple mental disorders

Batterham, Philip; Calear, Alison L.; Sunderland, Matthew; Carragher, Natacha; Christensen, Helen; Mackinnon, Andrew J.


Background: There is a need for brief, accurate screening when assessing multiple mental disorders. Two-stage hierarchical screening, consisting of brief pre-screening followed by a battery of disorder-specific scales for those who meet diagnostic criteria, may increase the efficiency of screening without sacrificing precision. This study tested whether more efficient screening could be gained using two-stage hierarchical screening than by administering multiple separate tests. Method: Two...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-10
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Affective Disorders 151.1 (2013): 229-236
DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2013.05.085


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