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  1. A computer-administered telephone interview to identify mental disorders.

    Article - En anglais

    Context. - Common mental disorders are often not identified in primary care settings.


    - To evaluate the validity and clinical utility of a telephone-assisted computer-administered version of Primary Care Evaluation of Mental Disorders (PRIME-MD), a brief questionnaire and interview instrument designed to identify psychiatric disorders in primary care patients.


    - Comparison of diagnoses obtained by computer over the telephone using interactive voice response (IVR) technology vs those obtained by a trained clinician over the telephone using the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV [Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition] Diagnosis (SCID).

    A subsample also received the clinician-administered version of PRIME-MD.


    - Outpatients (N=200) from 4 primary care clinics, an eating disorders clinic, an alcohol treatment facility, psychiatric outpatients, and community controls.


    - Interviews conducted by telephone, except for face-to-face administration of PRIME-MD, which was conducted at either the primary care clinic or a research clinic.

    Measurements and Main Results

    - Prevalence rates for any psychiatric disorder were similar between diagnoses made by the computer and those made by a mental health professional using the SCID (60.0% vs 58.5%). Prevalence rates for individual diagnoses were generally similar across versions. (...)

    Mots-clés Pascal : Trouble psychiatrique, Epidémiologie, Evaluation, Analyse assistée, Diagnostic, Renseignement téléphonique, Etude comparative, Enquête sur terrain, Homme, Système nerveux pathologie, Psychopathologie, Psychiatrie, Informatique, Technique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Mental disorder, Epidemiology, Evaluation, Computer aided analysis, Diagnosis, Telephone information, Comparative study, Field inquiry, Human, Nervous system diseases, Psychopathology, Psychiatry, Computer science, Technique

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0485177

    Code Inist : 002B28C. Création : 03/02/1998.