Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology (QIDS-SR and QIDS-C)

Rush AJ

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Distributed by Mapi Research Trust

Basic description

Derived from the Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology (IDS-SR and IDS-C) in 2003

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Rush AJ

QIDS © 1986, 2000 UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
To assess depressive symptom severity

[ These assessments can be used to screen for depression, although they have been used predominantly as measures of symptom severity ]
Therapeutic area
  • Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms
Therapeutic indication


Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • clinro ClinRO
  • pro PRO
Original language(s)
  • English for the USA
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Rush AJ, Trivedi MH, Ibrahim HM, Carmody TJ, Arnow B, Klein DN, Markowitz JC, Ninan PT, Kornstein S, Manber R, Thase ME, Kocsis JH, Keller MB. The 16-Item Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology (QIDS), clinician rating (QIDS-C), and self-report (QIDS-SR): a psychometric evaluation in patients with chronic major depression. Biol Psychiatry. 2003 Sep 1;54(5):573-83. Erratum in: Biol Psychiatry. 2003 Sep 1;54(5):585 (PubMed abstract)

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