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Subtypes of major depression: latent class analysis in depressed Han Chinese women.

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BACKGROUND: Despite substantial research, uncertainty remains about the clinical and etiological heterogeneity of major depression (MD). Can meaningful and valid subtypes be identified and would they be stable cross-culturally? METHOD: Symptoms at their lifetime worst depressive episode were assessed at structured psychiatric interview in 6008 women of Han Chinese descent, age ⩾ 30 years, with recurrent DSM-IV MD. Latent class analysis (LCA) was performed in Mplus. RESULTS; Using the nine DSM...

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10.1017/s0033291714000749

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Journal:
Psychological medicine
Volume:
44
Issue:
15
Pages:
3275-3288
Publication date:
2014-11-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
URN:
uuid:57f12a82-90c0-4386-8857-1ddc52e28b10
Source identifiers:
462413
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pubs:462413

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