Assessment

Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale for Children, 10-item version (CES-DC-10Sy)

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The Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale for Children, 10-item version (CES-DC-10Sy) is a 10-item questionnaire designed to screen for symptoms of depression. 

For more information on this measure, please contact Fiona McEwen at f.mcewen@qmul.ac.uk.

 

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Evidence Snapshot

Summary
In testing, CES-DC had good evidence of internal consistency. However, the selected cut-off score resulted in low specificity and a high rate of false positives. If used in a clinical setting, a second stage of screening or assessment would be required to discriminate true from false positives. If used for epidemiological research, further work is required to establish a cut-off that is likely to yield a more accurate prevalence estimate in this context.
Where
Liban
Sample
1006 Syrian students and caregivers

Measure Snapshot

For what?
Filtrage
About what?
Santé mentale
How?
Paper/Pencil format
Respondant
Child, Parent
By what method?
Survey, Observation

Information sur les Ressources

Publié

Publié par

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), Institute for Development, Research, Advocacy and Applied Care (IDRAAC), Médecins du Monde (MdM)

Écrit par

Fiona S. McEwen, Tania Bosqui, Vanessa Kyrillos, Patricia Moghames, Nicolas Chehade, Cassandra Popham, Paul Bolton, Dahlia Saab, Georges E. Karam, Elie G. Karam, Michael Pluess

Thème(s)

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS)
Social and Emotional Learning

Usage:

Screening, Basic research

Catégorie de ressource:

Mental Health