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Adaptation and latent structure of the Swahili version of Beck Depression Inventory-II in a low literacy population in the context of HIV

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Abstract Objective We set out to adapt the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI)-II in Kenya and examine its factorial structure. Methods In the first phase we carried out in-depth interviews involving 29 adult members of the community to elicit their understanding of depression and identify aspects of the BDI-II that required adaptation. In the second phase, a modified version of BDI-II was administered to 221 adults randomly selected from the community to allow for the evaluation of its psychome...

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Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
Grant:
400-08-198-MaGW
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IUPsyS and ICP2012 Change Fellowship Award funds by Jacobs Foundation/ NRC/international Congress of Psychology
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PloS one More from this journal
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6
Publication date:
2016-06-03
Acceptance date:
2016-02-23
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1932-6203
Pmid:
27258530

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