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Clinical usefulness and psychometrie properties of the Bech-RafaelsenScale (BRMES) as compared to other tools for depression severity assessment

JOANNA MAZUREK1, Andrzej Kiejna1
1. Katedry i Kliniki Psychiatrii AM we Wrocławiu
Postępy Psychiatrii i Neurologii, 1997, 6, 285-294
Keywords: psychometric scales, assessment, depression severity, BRMES
Abstract

The aim of the paper is to present the Bech-Rafaelsen Scale and to overview the literature on the usefulness of the HAM-D, MADRS and BRMES in the assessment of depressive disorders severity, as well as on validity, reliability and sensitivity of these instruments.

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Dr Joanna Mazurek,
Katedra i Klinika Psychiatrii,
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50-229 Wrocław