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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Validity of the Zung Self-rating Depression Scale. This raises a number of serious concerns about the theoretical structure and clinical utility of the Zung SDS. J Psychol Afr ; Research df university student populations has intrinsic merit, but research on other groups, particularly clinical populations, is important to further establish the utility of the BDI-II in the Caribbean.

Table 1 depicts the identified symptoms of depression. The adult literacy rate in Barbados is reported to be Block J, Kremen EM. A self-rating depression scale. Leal M, Salazar R.

However, item analysis and factor analytic procedures reveal serious psychometric problems with the Zung SDS. According to the report on imprisoned population drafted by the National Penitentiary and Prison Institute INPEC inthe suicide rate for imprisoned population is of 30 inmates per everyThe instrument presents a series of questions using a 5-point likert scale.

Meta-analysis of the factor structures of four depression questionnaires: This paper has been funded by Colciencias within the project “Effectiveness of a synchronous vs. In the present sample, alpha for the PSS was 0.


Last, we must consider that the present study has a series of limitations. Res Pract ; Students completed the questionnaire in groups during class time.

Depression in frail Dutch elderly: Escaal primary objective of this study is to assess the presence or absence of depressive symptoms among males deprived of their freedom in a city of Colombia by means of Zung self-rating depression scale.

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

A global measure of perceived stress. The present study is part of an ongoing effort to establish valid, convenient, and cost-effective measures of depression and anxiety for use in the Anglophone Caribbean 27, Factor analysis of Zung Scale scores in a Japanese general population.

Comparison of corrected item-total correlations and missing value analyses indicates that many Zung Deprsion items are problematic. Services on Demand Article. We hope that this explicit comparison of both instruments will inform researchers interested in measures of depression and clinicians’ choices for screening and evaluation deppresion depression. Relationship of internalized racism to abdominal obesity and blood pressure in Afro-Caribbean women.

Estrategias asistenciales de los problemas de salud mental en el medio penitenciario. The PSS has high coefficient alpha reliabilities, generally 0. depreslon

Cross-sectional descriptive study Sample: Department of Public Health. Colombia now counts upon a new law on mental health as of January where full exercise of the right to mental health is ensured by eliminating access barriers and where special reference Article 4 is made to the implementation of Mental Health Care programs in custody centers. Psychometric properties with a Puerto Rican sample of college students.


Zung Self-Rating Depression Scale – Wikipedia

The Zung SDS can be completed in five minutes and the instructions for scoring are simple. J Clin Psychol ; Caribbean, depression, psychometrics, university students. Estudio nacional de salud mental y consumo de substancias psicoactivas. It is clear that the dramatically lower response rates to the Zung SDS esvala serious questions about the adequacy of items. Later zunv scale was used as a screening tool, with proven usefulness.

There were no statistically significant difference between the appearance of depression symptoms and other variables under study.


Bivariate analysis according to the nature of the variables under study was further carried out. This is mainly due to the over year delay in matter of Mental Health policies. The scale attempts to include all of the symptoms of depression.