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Assessing distress in the community: psychometric properties and crosswalk comparison of eight measures of psychological distress

Batterham, Philip; Sunderland, Matthew; Slade, Tim; Calear (previously Neil), Alison; Carragher, Natacha

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Background. Many measures are available for measuring psychological distress in the community. Limited research has compared these scales to identify the best performing tools. A common metric for distress measures would enable researchers and clinicians to equate scores across different measures. The current study evaluated eight psychological distress scales and developed crosswalks (tables/figures presenting multiple scales on a common metric) to enable scores on these scales to be equated....[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/160503
Source: Psychological Medicine
DOI: 10.1017/S0033291717002835

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