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PAFMJ. 2016; 66(2): 221-224


THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SELF-REPORTED AND CLINICIAN RATED ASSESSMENT OF DEPRESSION IN CLINICALLY DEPRESSED PATIENTS

Rashid Qayyum, Salma Siddiqui.

Abstract
Objective: The study examines the relationship between a clinician rated measure Hamilton Rating Depression Scale (HRSD) and indigenously developed self-reported Siddiqui-Shah Depression Scale (SSDS) in clinically depressed and matched control group.
Study Design: Correlational design.
Place and Duration of Study: Data was collected over a span of 6 month from Department of Psychiatry Pakistan Naval Ship (PNS) Shifa Karachi and Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Malir, Karachi
Material and Methods: A purposive sample of forty-seven patients from psychiatry department and thirty-six participants in the matched group were first screened on DSM-IV criteria independently by a psychologist, and then assessed on HRSD by the psychiatrist followed by assessment of depression on SSDS by the participants.
Results: SSDS has significant relationship with HRSD for both matched group (r=.74, p

Key words: Depression, Indigenous, Psychometrics, Self- report measures, SSDS.



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