TableĀ 2

Case definitions for depression, anxiety and psychological distress

Case definition 1Case definition 2
DepressionSelf-report of clinical diagnosis
OR
Meeting clinical criteria for depression
OR
Scoring above published cut point on specific depression scale
Scoring >90th centile on specific depression scale
AnxietySelf-report of clinical diagnosis
OR
Meeting clinical criteria for anxiety disorders
OR
Scoring above published cut point on specific anxiety scale
Scoring >90th centile on specific anxiety scale
Psychological distressDepression or anxiety as defined above
OR
Scoring above published cut point on general scale for psychiatric symptoms
Depression or anxiety as defined above
OR
>90th centile on general scale for psychiatric symptoms