Reliability and validity of the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale in 2 special adult samples from rural China
Comprehensive Psychiatry, 04/26/2012
Zhang J et al. – The findings suggested that the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale (CES–D) had good reliability and validity when applied in these 2 adult samples in rural China. Factor structure analyses of the CES–D indicated that “somatization” process of expressing depressive symptoms still existed among rural Chinese.