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A cross‐sectional study of agreement between the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale and patient‐ and radiation oncologist–reported single‐item assessment of depression and anxiety

Mackenzie, L; Carey, Mariko L.; Suzuki, Eiji; Yoshimura, Michio; Toi, Masakazu; D'Este, Catherine; Sanson-Fisher, Robert W.


Objective To describe among radiation oncology patients: (1) the proportion likely to be experiencing symptoms of depression and anxiety as identified by (a) the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS; standardised tool), (b) patient‐reported single items (ultrashort tool), and (c) radiation oncologist–reported single items (clinician judgement); (2) preferences for being offered psychological support; and (3) agreement between single‐item measures and the HADS.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Psycho-Oncology
DOI: 10.1002/pon.4736


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