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Establishing a coherent and replicable measurement model of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale

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The 10-item Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) is an established screening tool for postnatal depression. Inconsistent findings in factor structure and replication difficulties have limited the scope of development of the measure as a multi-dimensional tool. The current investigation sought to robustly determine the underlying factor structure of the EPDS and the replicability and stability of the most plausible model identified. A between-subjects design was used. EPDS data were col...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.psychres.2018.03.062

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Psychiatry Research Journal website
Volume:
264
Pages:
182-191
Publication date:
2018-03-23
Acceptance date:
2018-03-22
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EISSN:
1872-7123
ISSN:
0165-1781
Pubs id:
pubs:897636
URN:
uri:6e847b26-7977-4a68-9d0e-d3a8426ce53a
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uuid:6e847b26-7977-4a68-9d0e-d3a8426ce53a
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pubs:897636

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