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Table 1 Instruments used to establish primary and secondary outcomes

From: Prevention of anxiety and depression in the age group of 75 years and over: a randomised controlled trial testing the feasibility and effectiveness of a generic stepped care programme among elderly community residents at high risk of developing anxiety and depression versus usual care [ISRCTN26474556]

Outcome measures Instrument
Primary outcome  
depressive/anxiety disorder MINI diagnostic interview
Secondary outcome  
reduction of depressive symptoms CES-D
reduction of anxiety symptoms HADS-A
quality of life MOS-SF-36
health care utilisation TIC-P
patient satisfaction GGZ thermometer