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Diagnostic accuracy of the Depression subscale of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS-D) for detecting major depression: protocol for a systematic review and individual patient data meta-analyses

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  • Brett D Thombs Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Québec, Canada Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Québec, Canada Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Québec, Canada Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Québec, Canada Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Québec, Canada Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Québec, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Andrea Benedetti Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Québec, Canada Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Québec, Canada Respiratory Epidemiology and Clinical Research Unit, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Québec, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Lorie A Kloda Department of Libraries, Concordia University, Montreal, Québec, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Brooke Levis Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Québec, Canada Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Québec, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Marleine Azar Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Québec, Canada Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Québec, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Kira E Riehm Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Québec, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Nazanin Saadat Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Québec, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Pim Cuijpers Department of Clinical, Neuro and Developmental Psychology and EMGO Institute, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Simon Gilbody Department of Health Sciences, Hull York Medical School, University of York, York, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • John P A Ioannidis Department of Medicine, Health Research and Policy, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA Department of Statistics, Stanford University School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford, California, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Dean McMillan Department of Health Sciences, Hull York Medical School, University of York, York, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Scott B Patten Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Edmonton, Canada Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Edmonton, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ian Shrier Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Québec, Canada Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Québec, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Russell J Steele Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Québec, Canada Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McGill University, Montreal, Québec, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Roy C Ziegelstein Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Carmen G Loiselle Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Québec, Canada Department of Oncology, McGill University, Montreal, Québec, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Melissa Henry Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Québec, Canada Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Edmonton, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Zahinoor Ismail Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Edmonton, Canada Department of Oncology, McGill University, Montreal, Québec, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Nicholas Mitchell Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Marcello Tonelli Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Edmonton, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Brett D Thombs; brett.thombs{at}mcgill.ca
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Thombs BD, Benedetti A, Kloda LA, et al
Diagnostic accuracy of the Depression subscale of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS-D) for detecting major depression: protocol for a systematic review and individual patient data meta-analyses

Publication history

  • Received March 15, 2016
  • Accepted March 18, 2016
  • First published April 13, 2016.
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April 13, 2016

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