Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression - Revised

Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression - Revised

Definition

The Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale- Revised (CESD-R) is a 20 items screening test for depression and depressive disorder. The CESD-R measures symptoms of depression in nine different groups as defined by the American Psychiatric Association' Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-V) for a major depressive episode. These symptom groups are sadness (dysphoria), loss of interest (anhedonia), appetite, sleep, thinking/concentration, guilt (worthlessness), tired (fatigue), movement (agitation) and suicidal ideation.

Domains

Depression

Administrations

Self administered

Assessment type

Clinical

Assessment modes

Questionnaire

Eligibility

18 years and above

Estimated time

5 to 10 minutes

Attribution

Radloff, L. S. (1977). The CES-D Scale: A Self-Report Depression Scale for Research in the General Population. Applied Psychological Measurement, 1(3), 385–401. Eaton, W. W., Smith, C., Ybarra, M., Muntaner, C., & Tien, A. (2004). Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale: Review and Revision (CESD and CESD-R). In M. E. Maruish (Ed.), The use of psychological testing for treatment planning and outcomes assessment: Instruments for adults (p. 363–377). Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishers.