Psychometric properties of the cardiac depression scale in patients with coronary heart disease

Litza Anthoula Kiropoulos, Ian T Meredith, Andrew Maxwell Tonkin, David Murray Clarke, Paul Antonis, Julie C Plunkett

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Abstract

Background: This study examined the psychometric properties of the Cardiac Depression Scale (CDS) in a sample of coronary heart disease (CHD) patients. Methods: A total of 152 patients were diagnosed with coronary heart disease and were administered the CDS along with the Beck Depression Inventory- 2 (BDI-2) and the State Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI) 3.5-months after cardiac hospitalization.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1 - 8
Number of pages8
JournalBMC Psychiatry
Volume12
Issue numberArt. No.: 216
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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