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Screening Questionnaire for Depression

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified February 2008 by Sheba Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by:
Sheba Medical Center Identifier:
First received: May 29, 2007
Last updated: February 4, 2008
Last verified: February 2008

Depression is common in primary care and general medical settings, but is often unrecognized and untreated by physicians working in those settings.

The Patient Health Questionnaire for depression (PHQ-9) is well validated and widely used screening instrument.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Validation of a Hebrew Version of a Brief Screening Questionnaire for Depression in General Medicine

Further study details as provided by Sheba Medical Center:

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: January 2008

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Primary care and general medical patients

Inclusion Criteria:

  • >18 yrs
  • Primary care and general medical patients
  • Understand the IC
  • Speaks Hebrew
  • No significant cognitive impairment
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00480233

Contact: Raz Gross, MD, MPH

Sheba Medical Center and Maccabi Health Services Recruiting
Tel Hashomer, Israel
Contact: Galit Geulayov    972-3-5305180   
Principal Investigator: Raz Gross, MD, MPH         
Sub-Investigator: Galit Geulayov         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sheba Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Raz Gross, MD, MPH The Gertner Institute
  More Information

Responsible Party: Raz Gross, Head, Mental Health Epidemiology, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology Identifier: NCT00480233     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SHEBA-06-4420-RG-CTRL
Study First Received: May 29, 2007
Last Updated: February 4, 2008

Keywords provided by Sheba Medical Center:
primary care
Primary care and general medical patients

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Depressive Disorder
Behavioral Symptoms
Mood Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on September 20, 2017