Youth Depression Indicators

Description

Contains Children's Depression Inventory (CDI) measures of sixth and seventh grade students. In total, there are 26 CDI items (on of the original CDI items asking about suicidal ideation was removed) with three response categories each (e.g., 0 = nobody really loves me, 1 = I am not sure if anybody loves me, or 2 = I am sure that somebody loves me).

Usage

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data("YouthDep")

Format

A data frame with 2290 on the following 27 variables.

T0cdi1

I am sad all the time

T0cdi2r

Nothing will ever work out for me

T0cdi3

I do everything wrong

T0cdi4

Nothing is fun at all

T0cdi5r

I am bad all the time

T0cdi6

I am sure that terrible things will happen to me

T0cdi7r

I hate myself

T0cdi8r

All bad things are my fault

T0cdi10r

I feel like crying every day

T0cdi11r

Things bother me all the time

T0cdi12

I do not want to be with people at all

T0cdi13r

I cannot make up my mind about things

T0cdi14

I look ugly

T0cdi15r

I have to push myself all the time to do my schoolwork

T0cdi16r

I have trouble sleeping every night

T0cdi17

I am tired all the time

T0cdi18r

Most days I do not feel like eating

T0cdi19

I do not worry about aches and pains

T0cdi20

I do not feel alone

T0cdi21r

I never have fun at school

T0cdi22

I do not have any friends

T0cdi23

I do very badly in subjects I used to be good in

T0cdi24r

I can never be as good as other kids

T0cdi25r

Nobody really loves me

T0cdi26

I never do what I am told

T0cdi27

I get into fights all the time

race

Children's race

Source

Vaughn-Coaxum, R. A., Mair, P., & Weisz, J. R. (2015). Racial/ethnic differences in youth depression indicators: An Item Response Theory analysis of symptoms reported by White, Black, Asian, and Latino youths. Clinical Psychological Science, forthcoming.

Examples

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