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The Extent and Nature of Depressive Phenomena in Primary Health Care: A Study in Calcutta, India

  • Biswajit Sen (a1) and Paul Williams (a1)

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The extent and factor structure of depressive phenomena were investigated in three primary health care clinics in the city of Calcutta. The Self-Reporting Questionnaire and the Screening for Depression Questionnaire were used as the first-stage instruments, and the Clinical Interview Schedule and the Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression as the second-stage instruments. The implications of the findings are discussed.

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