Cornell Scale for Depression in Dementia (CSDD) - Thai version
Prof. Wongpakaran received permission from Prof. Alexopoulous to develop the Thai version of CSDD. This tool has 2 versions, the patient and the informant version. It is a reliable tool for measuring depressive symptoms in patients with neurocognitive disorders. Either version can be utilized. Instructions can be studied in the manual.
The Manual CSDD_ThaiManual_Jul14.pdf
CSDD-Patient version CSDD_Patient_Jul14.pdf
CSDD-Informant version CSDD_Informant_Jul14.pdf
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