Over the last decades several self-report instruments have been developed to identify diabetes at risk for depression. In a sample of diabetes outpatients, we assessed the accuracy of three widely-used instruments, and recommend the instruments with the best sensitivity and specificity for identifying diabetes in need of early treatment for depression.

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Keywords Adults, Diabetes complication, Mood disorder, ROC curve, Screening tool
Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pcd.2018.11.006, hdl.handle.net/1765/113436
Journal Primary Care Diabetes
Liu, X. (Xiaona), Boogaard, L. (Laura), Erasmus, V, Sybrands, E. (Eric), Buijks, H, Mackenbach, J.P, & Polinder, S. (2018). Assessing screening instruments and thresholds to detect risk of depression in diabetes patients, a brief report. Primary Care Diabetes. doi:10.1016/j.pcd.2018.11.006