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Web-based tools can be used reliably to detect patients with major depressive disorder and subsyndromal depressive symptoms

Chao-Cheng Lin12, Ya-Mei Bai34, Chia-Yih Liu5, Mei-Chun Hsiao5, Jen-Yeu Chen6, Shih-Jen Tsai3, Wen-Chen Ouyang7, Chia-hsuan Wu8 and Yu-Chuan Li9*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

2 Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan

3 Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan

4 Department of Psychiatry, Collage of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan

5 Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, Linkou, Taiwan

6 Department of Psychiatry, Yuli Veterans Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan

7 Department of General Psychiatry, Jianan Mental Hospital, D.O.H., Tainan, Taiwan

8 Department of Psychiatry, Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taipei, Taiwan

9 Institute of Biomedical Informatics, National Yang-Ming University, No. 155, Sec. 2, Linong St., Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan

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BMC Psychiatry 2007, 7:12  doi:10.1186/1471-244X-7-12

Published: 10 April 2007

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English translation of questions in the Internet-based Self-assessment Program for Depression (ISP-D). The English translation of ISP-D is preliminary and is intended for the ease of journal readers to understand the original Chinese version of ISP-D.

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