Independent Telephone-based Assessment of Depressive Symptoms in China

A pilot study conducted at three hospitals in China studied remote independent administration of the Structured Interview Guide for the Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale (SIGMA) to determine the reliability of the MADRS when administered via telephone to Mandarin-speaking patients in China with Major Depression Disorder.

Authors: Gang WANG, Tianmei SI, Xiufeng XU, Jaskaran SINGH, Jessie HE, Cong LIU, Lawrence H. Yang, Honglan LI, Jianmin ZHUO, Mark Opler

Presented at The International Society for CNS Clinical Trials and Methodology (ISCTM) Autumn Conference, Marina Del Ray, CA (October 2018)