Appendix 20Case identification included and excluded studies

Publication Details

Depression: Summary table of the psychometric properties of screening tools

Beck Depression Inventory (BDI)

Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression Scale (CES-D)

Depression in the Medically Ill Scale (DMI)

Distress Thermometer

General Health Questionnaire (GHQ)

Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS)

Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS)

Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HDRS)

Major Depression Inventory (MDI)

Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS)

Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ)

Single Question

Zung's Self-Rating Depression Scale

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