HDCL-C - Johns Hopkins Depression Checklist for Children

Description
The Johns Hopkins Depression Checklist for Children (HDCL-C) is a 38-item checklist used to determine depression in children.
This is an objective measure completed by the parent and has been shown to be sensitive when used to screen for depression, showing change over time.

Special Instructions
Once the patient has submitted it, you my preview it on the uninitialed documents tab in the EMR. However, do not initial it or it won't later be pulled into your MobileNote.

Scores Produced
Total Score

Interpretation
Mean Score in Depressed In-patients = 66.8 +/- 13.4
Normal Population Mean Score = 26.4 +/-5.3

References
Joshi PT, Capozzoli, JA, Coyle, JT. The Johns Hopkins Depression Scale: normative data and validation in child psychiatry patients. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1990;29(2): 283-288.

Downloads

HDCL-C.docx

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