KUTCHER ADOLESCENT DEPRESSION SCALE (KADS) (11-ITEMS)
The KADS was developed to assist in the public health and clinical identification of young people at risk for depression. It was created by clinicians and researchers expert in the area of adolescent depression and the application of various scales and tools in clinical, research and institutional settings. The KADS 11-item presented here is optimized for monitoring outcome in adolescents (12-17 years) who are receiving (pharmacologic) treatment for major depressive disorder.
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