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Screening for suicidality in cancer patients using Item 9 of the nine-item patient health questionnaire; does the item score predict who requires further assessment?

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OBJECTIVE: To determine whether a higher score on Item 9 of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (range zero to three) was more likely to indicate suicidality as determined at subsequent clinical interview in cancer outpatients. METHOD: Analysis of anonymized data (with ethical approval) obtained from the routine clinical administration of self-report questionnaires and telephone interviews to patients attending a cancer centre in the UK. RESULTS: Complete data were available on 330 patients. T...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Journal:
General hospital psychiatry
Volume:
32
Issue:
2
Pages:
218-220
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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EISSN:
1873-7714
ISSN:
0163-8343
URN:
uuid:4d4aade7-d532-45eb-8abe-6e281dcddf8f
Source identifiers:
175819
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pubs:175819

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