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The sentence completion test for depression can distinguish between people with and without major depressive disorder

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Q Does the sentence completion test for depression differentiate between people with and people without depression?

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Diagnostic cohort study.

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One clinical psychology service, UK; time period not stated.

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Cohort 1: 25 adult outpatients with major depressive disorder (MDD; clinical diagnosis and mean Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) score 33, range 26–51) and 25 people without MDD (no symptoms reported to GP in previous month, not receiving pharmacological or psychological therapy for depression or anxiety; mean BDI score 4, range 0–8). People with learning disabilities, substance abuse problems, bipolar disorder, psychotic symptoms, or dementia were excluded. Cohort 2: 20 adult outpatients with major depressive disorder and 20 people without MDD (inclusion and exclusions as …

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