Variable Details:

Source:

Perraud, Suzanne, Louis Fogg, and Edwin Kopytko (2006), "Predictive Validity of the Depression Coping Self-Efficacy Scale (DCSES)", Research in Nursing and health, 29, 147-160.
[Endnote]


Variable



Definition:

  • Participants’ perceptions of the severity of their depressive symptoms.


Item(s):

  • I feel sad.
  • I am very worried.
  • I feel worried.
  • I feel lonely.
  • I have been more irritable than usual.
  • I feel hopeless about my future.


Citations:

  • Fogg, L., J. Zinke, and E. Spertus (2000) , "Development of the RBO-31: Reliability and sensitivity to change", Chicago, Rush University, Department of Medicine.