The validity of an Internet-based Self-assessment Program for Depression.

Chao Cheng Lin, Yun Chuan Li, Ya Mei Bai, Shih Jen Tsai, Mei Chun Hsiao, Chia Hsuan Wu, Chia Yih Liu, Jen Yeu Chen

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Abstract

The Internet-based Self-assessment Program for Depression (ISPD) has been found to have good test-retest reliability for major depressive disorder (MDD). The purpose of this study was to further examine the validity of the ISPD for MDD. We found sensitivity and specificity of MDD by ISPD to be 81.8% and 72.7% respectively. Internet may play an important role for patients to self-assess their possibility of getting MDD.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)911
Number of pages1
JournalAMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings / AMIA Symposium. AMIA Symposium
Publication statusPublished - 2003

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    Lin, C. C., Li, Y. C., Bai, Y. M., Tsai, S. J., Hsiao, M. C., Wu, C. H., Liu, C. Y., & Chen, J. Y. (2003). The validity of an Internet-based Self-assessment Program for Depression. AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings / AMIA Symposium. AMIA Symposium, 911.