Score depression; Score escala de autovaloración de la depresión, de Zung (escala de. Aka: Zung Self-Rating Depression Scale, Depression Screening with the Zung Scale, Spanish, escala de autovaloración de la depresión, de Zung (escala de . BACKGROUND: Criteria for the major depressive disorder have changed since introduction of Zung’s self-rating depression scale (SDS); however, it is still used .

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There are no training requirements, and the instrument has been widely used. Depression and the nature of Trinidadian family practice: It is clear that the dramatically lower response rates to the Zung SDS raise serious questions about the adequacy of items.

We need to acknowledge that the imprisoned population is subject not only to mental disorders and substance abuse problems, but also to housing issues, to the lack of resources that their families have faced and still face and to relational and daily skills related difficulties 30all of which bias self-rating of the items included in Zung’s scale.

Students completed the questionnaire in groups during class time. Prevalence of mental disorder in remand prisoners. Miller HA, Young G. Figueroa-Barrera 4S. Depression in frail Dutch elderly: Finally, it is not unusual that in view of a lack of appropriate treatment inmates persist in inappropriate behaviors, untreated psychological issues increase, symptoms become more persistent and disciplinary issues arise 5.


Study of depressive symptoms according to Zung’s self-rating scale on men deprived of freedom in a city of Colombia. This paper does not evaluate sensitivity and specificity; nonetheless, researchers interested in measures of depressive symptoms and clinicians looking for a tool to assess depression in Barbados can be confident in the strong psychometric properties of the BDI-II demonstrated thus far.

The items aim to penetrate the affective, behavioural, cognitive and physiological aspects of depression. Serious mental disorder in prisoners: Infant Behav Dev ; Solitary confinement and mental illness in U. Although the results do not permit depresiion from student populations to the general population, the findings nevertheless should be useful to clinicians assessing adolescents and young adults in a broad range of treatment settings.

Suicide and depression among college students: In the present sample, alpha for the PSS was 0. That same paper found that Interam J Psychol ; Mental health in prisons: The BDI instruments are the most widely researched measure of depression. The paper-and-pencil test takes only five minutes to complete and is appropriate for ages 13 to 80 years.

A self-rating depression scale. These data justify the need for further research on imprisoned population and the need for screening tests which will minimize costs and human resources. A preliminary effort to evaluate the factor structure of the Zung SDS was complicated by the large number of missing values.


Zung Self-Rating Depression Scale

Clin Gerontologist ; Barrera-Valencia 2A. In Colombia, escalq health has been traditionally relegated and only now has its impact in society been acknowledged. Reliability, validity and psychometric properties of the Greek translation of the Zung Depression Rating Scale.

The Zung Self-rating Depression Scale: A self-rating depression scale. Beck Depression Inventory manual.

Validación de la escala de Zung para depresión en universitarias de Bucaramanga, Colombia

Mental health treatment in state prisons, BJS Internet. J Pers Soc Psychol ; The Beck Depression Inventory BDI is one of the most thoroughly researched self-report depression inventories with both clinical and non-clinical samples This analysis proved problematic largely as a function of missing values.

A cross sectional study was performed on a sample of three hundred and three patients in the Medium Security penitentiary and Prison Facility of the city of Manizales between April and May That carried out by Uribe Rodriguez et al 10 included a inmate sample averagely aged 33 which underwent the State-Trait Depression Inventory STDI and found that the reports of depression manifestations revealed that